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Reference

PRI69461

Location

Priory Hospital Dorking, South Terrace, Harrowlands Park, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.20 per hr

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

About Priory Hospital Dorking

Priory Hospital Dorking is an 18 acute male admission hospital.

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team pride our selves on our ability to work both with enduring mental illness but also those who struggle with regulating emotions, acts of impulsivity and managing relationships.

The hospital is set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Surrey Hills and has extensive facilities including onsite Gym, Purpose Built OT Kitchen as well as Occupational Facilities. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

As a member of the team, you will be encouraged to let your creative side flow, positively contributing to the sites success. You will also have free access to the onsite gym facilities.

About the Role 

  • 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. 
  • Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation. 
  • 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. 
  • Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression. 
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested. 
  • To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products. 
  • 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. 
  •  Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money. 
  • 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. 
     

 

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.

Closing Date

30/11/2022