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Healthcare Assistant - Bestwood - Nottinghamshire

Posted 23 January by St Andrew's Healthcare Ended
Healthcare Assistant – ASD/LD Pathway

Location: Winslow - Bestwood Villiage - Nottinghamshire

Salary: From £14,961.00 per annum + £683.00 Clinical Allowance and Special Duty Pay
Hours: 37.5 per week

We are seeking highly motivated health care assistants to work with us on community Service Winslow

This is your opportunity to be part of specialist services for people with a Learning Disability (LD) and or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  You be part of the multi disciplinary team of Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Psychologists, Social Workers and Responsible Clinicians that work on the ward who are able to provide expertise in all aspects of the service users' requirements. You will also be trained within all aspects of the role and have a mentor to support you.  You do not have to have been a Health Care Assistant before as long as you are caring, committed, and compassionate about people and would like to improve people’s quality of life.

The job can be highly rewarding though is challenging at times, but with the training we give you and the experience you will learn will give you the skills to support people in a least restrictive way and help the people to thrive and move forward.

Many of the service users have experienced severe trauma in their lives and staff members need to work to develop a compassionate and sensitive ward culture that helps to develop trust and a positive theraputic rapport.  Our objective is to help people feel safe enough to learn new ways of behaving so that they can move towards lowe secure environments or community living.

Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.

Your role with us

This role is based at our Winslow Site - Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire, NG6 8SS

Rota's are flexibly managed and you will be required to work the full range of shifts including days, twilights, every other weekend and nights.

Your profile

You will need to be compassionate, resilient, motivated, approachable and reliable. You do not need prior experience of working with in this area as long as you are willing to learn and share our values and driver to provide exceptional services.


We offer an excellent benefits package including:

- Pension
- Sickness policy on par with the NHS
- 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
- Life cover
- Car lease scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Healthcare cash plan
- Free parking
- Paid DBS application
- Access to free vocational qualification 

- Closing date: 6th February 2018.

           Interview Date: w/c 19th February 2018.

Reference: 34297484

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