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Reference

PRI67003

Location

Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.60 per hour

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

As a Mental Health Care Worker you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals. You will work under the supervision of a qualified nurse and will need to have good communication skills, excellent team working skills, be highly self-motivated with a flexible approach, and have some appreciation of mental health conditions.
In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families.

To be successful as a Mental Healthcare Worker, you will need:                                                                                                               

Good communication skills
Ability to work flexibility
Basic Literacy skills
Basic numeracy skills
Common sense approach to problem solving.
Motivation and initiative
Some appreciation of Mental Health conditions
Education to GCSE Standard
NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.

Why Priory Preston? We’ll offer you…

25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing after 5 and 10 years’ service)
An additional days leave for your Birthday
Contributory pension scheme
Free car parking
Free on site meals
Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS.
Disclosure check cost coverage
Recruitment referrals
Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme, Discounted meals at selected restaurants and Cashback on everyday shopping including retail and groceries)
Full onsite induction training and orientation programme
Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.

£18,574.88 per annum, increasing from 1st August for a permanent HCA will be £20,725 for full time.

Our shift patterns are:

- Days Shifts 7am to 7:30pm

- Night Shifts 7pm to 7:30am

**We pay more than NHS band 1&2 and remain competitive across all our pay bands**

The Priory Hospital Preston is an independent adult mental health hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. The Eating Disorders and Acute Mental Health services at the hospital work in partnership with the NHS to provide the best quality outcomes for all the patients in our care.

Opened in 1998, the hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of services delivered across two sites. The hospital has residential facilities for 22 patients. Our highly experienced team includes consultant psychiatrists, accredited therapists, counsellors, nurses and support staff. We also have an Activities Co-ordinator who offers tailored daily activities focusing on the individual needs of each patient.

The Priory Hospital Preston now includes the Bartle Unit (formerly Sion House) which is a specialist eating disorder unit.

Priory Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams. We help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments and we are looking for caring, compassionate people to join us. 

We can offer you the support and training you need from beginning your career in healthcare to working your way to your next advancement, we can provide both fully funded study support and training to help you form the career you want.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects.  You can make a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

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Closing Date

01/11/2022