Health Care Assistant
St Elizabeth’s provides a range of person centred nursing and therapy services to support people with learning disabilities, epilepsy and complex health needs who live at our on-site college and residential home. Working in partnership with GPs, Psychiatrists and Specialist Neurologists from the National Hospital for Epilepsy, St Elizabeth’s has a proven track record in providing specialist health support.
Working under the supervision of the nursing team and as part of the larger multi-disciplinary team, you will be expected to undertake a variety of health interventions, promote health education, co-ordinate and facilitate clinics, plus support nurses to complete observations, audits and medication with the view to increasing your own skills as demanded by service need. The role involves shift work (including early and late shifts), five days per week including some weekends.
Essential requirements for this role include:
- Level 3 qualification (Diploma, NVQ or equivalent) in Health & Social Care.
You will also need to demonstrate:
- Effective communication and record keeping skills
- An understanding of epilepsy treatment and management
- A commitment to provide the highest standard of care to service users
- An ability to promote a person -centred approach
As a recognised Investor in People, we offer commitment to your development, plus excellent staff benefits including optional contributory pension scheme, free parking and a childcare voucher scheme. Enhancements are paid for weekend working and for voluntary (non-guaranteed) overtime. Temporary accommodation may be available for anyone relocating from 50+ miles away.
Closing date: 1st April 2018 Interviews: 9th April 2018
An equal opportunities employer committed to diversity, we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.
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