Healthcare Assistant - Daniel Rambaut Ward , Dementia and HD IPU

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: From £16,980 plus enhancements

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Healthcare Assistant – Daniel Rambaut Ward , Dementia and HD IPU

Based:  Northampton

From £16,980 plus enhancements

Full time fully flexible - 37.5 hours per week


`Exciting times ahead, with the opening of the new Dementia Hub`in early 2020


Daniel Rambaut is a 13 bedded locked unit for older males with progressive neurological conditions resulting in cognitive decline, high dependency needs and some challenging behaviours. Our Dementia and HD IPU mission is to continually improve our high-quality specialist service providing personalised patient care contributing to a better quality of life. The IPU will facilitate the right mix of skills and expertise and promote a culture of learning, innovation and continuous improvement in quality and patient outcomes . We will provide the best value-based healthcare with a focus on patient outcomes utilising live data

Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the largest independent provider of services to the NHS, 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

Healthcare Assistants work in all areas of our Clinical Services, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post. Knowledge and experience of working with this patient group would be an advantage but not a requirement.

Your profile

Applications are welcomed from well-motivated individuals who are flexible, able to demonstrate high standards of care and who possess excellent written and verbal communication skills alongside good 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.


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 qualifications

Closing date: 30th May 2019