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Reference

PRI72724

Location

Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.20 per hour

Hours

37.5 hours per week (worked on a varied shift rota)

Job Advert Role Description

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

Priory Middleton St George are recruiting for Healthcare Assistants now! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and passionate people to become an integral part of the healthcare team. In this role, you will be the first line of support for our patients and be responsible for providing compassionate care during your time with them.

 At Priory, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we provide and as long as you show the characteristics needed for a role in care, we will give you all the training and support you need to become a competent healthcare professional. You will also be working alongside qualified nurses and medical professionals to help guide you day-to-day. 

 

Although prior healthcare experience isn't essential, it is preferable. Here are a few characteristics you will need to be successful in this role:

Resilience – This is a role working with vulnerable patients who can have varying degrees of mental health difficulties, so there will be days where your resilience is challenged, this is why it’s so important to have a team ethos in our Hospitals.

Excellent Communication Skills – Communicating with patients and staff is vital to understand the needs of the patients and relay any information to the nurses and medical professionals.

Organisational Skills – You’ll need to be comfortable documenting information and be organised in your approach.

Care and Compassion – Our patients require the best care and compassion we can offer, if you are a naturally caring person, this is a role for you.

Attentive – No patient is the same and so being attentive to understand them and identify areas we can support is key.

 

Here is what we will give you:

  • A competitive salary of £10.20 per hour
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • An extra annual leave day for your birthday! (we don’t think anyone should work on their birthday)
  • Ongoing Training
  • Access to Priory apprenticeships
  • Free Parking
  • Access to our spend and save benefits platform ‘Priory Perks’
  • Contributory pension
  • Above all, we provide a supportive working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.
  • If you want Healthcare to be a ‘job for life’ The Priory Group will help you there.

Apply now to begin your journey with Priory!

 

 

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

For further information please contact Farah, Talent Acquisitions Partner on 07342 990348 or FarahGigani@priorygroup.com

Division DBS info

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.

Job Description

Healthcare_Assistant_HCA__2018.pdf

Closing Date

17/02/2023