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

Priory Group Division



£24,050.00 (from 1st April 2024)


Up to 37.5hrs

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Richmond House is an 8 bedded community High dependency, highly specialist 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.

Richmond House is seeking motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Health Care 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.

•           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.

Knowledge/ Education/ Skills:

•           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)

•           Supplemented meals while on duty

•           Free parking

•           Long Service Annual Leave entitlements

•           Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

•           Continuous learning and development

•           Voluntary Benefits     

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