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Reference

PRI66781

Location

Richmond House, 38 Redenhall Road, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9HB

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£11.10 Per Hour

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

"There is no better time to get into healthcare than now!"

"We are the market leaders for Band 2 Healthcare Workers in our local area"

Richmond House is an 8 bedded community locked rehabilitation hospital for women with a history of offending/challenging behaviour who have learning disability (LD) and other conditions including autistic spectrum disorders, personality disorders and mental illnesses.

This specialist LD unit is an important part of the step down care pathway within our LD services and just one step away from Community Placements in our specialist residential houses

Priory Richmond are seeking experienced, motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Senior Healthcare Assistants to work on alongside a multi-disciplinary team of qualified staff in ensuring the well-being and care of our patients.

 

Main Duties:

  • Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.
  • Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Prepared to take on additional responsibilities subject to service need and competence achievement.
  • Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.
  • To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products, not medicines.
  • To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.
  • Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.
  • To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.

 

Knowledge/ Education/ Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years as a Healthcare Assistant
  • Educated to a minimum NVQ 1 or GCSE’s in Mathematics and English.
  • Understands the need for strict confidentiality
  • Basic IT literacy

 

Our benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) plus a day off for your birthday
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Free parking
  • Long Service Annual Leave entitlements
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Voluntary Benefits

 

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/09/2022