Healthcare Assistant - Women's DBT (Female Applicants only)

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

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Healthcare Assistant – Women’s DBT (Female Applicants only*)

From £16,980 - £17,990 plus enhancements

Hours: 37.5 

This exciting opportunity is to work within an Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) delivering Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for women with Borderline Personality Disorder. The DBT IPU provides treatment for women in a low secure setting moving them through locked rehab.

Your role with us

Healthcare assistants work in our Clinical Service area, 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.

Your profile

There are no set entry requirements to become a Healthcare Assistant but there are skills and personal characteristics needed.  To be a Healthcare Assistant in mental health care, you will need to be:

  • Resilient
  • Caring and kind
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Able to work in a team but use your own initiative

You'll also need:

  • Communication and listening skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observational skills
     

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: Sunday 15th September

Interview Date: Tuesday 24th September

*This position is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 regarding gender specification (formerly Section 7(2)(d) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975)