Healthcare Assistant (CAMHS) - Northampton

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £16,980 Per Annum

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMH

Healthcare Assistants - Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Location:  Northampton

Salary from £16,980 Inclusive of Clinical allowance, Plus shift enhancements and excellent benefits 

Hours:  37.5 hours per week

At St Andrew’s you can enjoy a special sense of pride and belonging – by helping transform the lives of patients, while shaping the future you want for yourself. We’re the UK’s leading mental healthcare charity. Join us and you’ll be part of a team with a shared focus on people not profits, with all surpluses re-invested to benefit our patients.

Our services at the newly opened FitzRoy House are specifically desgined for young people with mental illness, learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. The CAMHS pathway provides open, low and medium secure services and all of our therapies, facilities, education and activities are designed to reach the maximum potential for our young people and enable them to move forward with their journey through life.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for Healthcare Assistants.  As well as working as part of a multidisciplinary team, there are training and career progression opportunities that can help individuals fulfil their potential.  The role can be quite active and challenging and we would therefore require you to be physically fit.

Applications are welcomed from well-motivated individuals who are resilient, flexible and are able to demonstrate high standards of care. You will need to possess good communication skills alongside IT literacy.  You will need to have resilience to work in a secure healthcare setting and this will help you meet the challenges and expectations of working as a Healthcare Assistant.

Rewards

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
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

Closing date:  Monday 26th August 2019