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Reference

PRI93153

Location

Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Salary

£25,613.78

Hours

37.5

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.

Job Purpose:

A critical member of the Ward team, supporting and assisting Registered Nurses in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Delivering care to the patient as prescribed by the individual care plans and liaising with family members as appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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 such as Phlebotomy.
  • 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.
  • Lead Training Role in the hospital (i.e. for PMVA).
     

For your hard work and dedication to Priory, we will offer you a wide range of benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years service)
  • Birthday Leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings
  • Support and training from the beginning of your career
  • Supplemented meals
  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes
  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g. discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

 

If you are successful, you will be expected to complete a full two weeks induction upon starting with us at Priory and these occur on the first two weeks of every month. If you have to work a notice with your current employer, we recommend you do not hand your notice in until we are able to provide a start date to ensure a smooth transition between companies.

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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.

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 Pre-Employment checks. 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

31/07/2024