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Healthcare Assistant – Learning Disability IPU
From £16,980 plus enhancements
Hours: 37.5 – Full time
The Learning Disability IPU
As an IPU we are looking for Health Care Assistants to join our team, working with adult men and women who have a learning disability and complex mental health problems, in in-patient settings. We work in the least restrictive way to support positive outcomes for our patients as individuals.
As a Health Care Assistant, you will provide support that positively impacts the health and wellbeing of service users within the Learning Disability IPU. You will be a highly visible and important front line member of staff within an established team of professionals including: Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Responsible Clinician and Social Workers.
Throughout the service user’s journey, you will provide a high standard of care, working in line with the individuals treatment programme. Your role will include supporting service users in a number of ways, this may include:
reporting and sharing information on presentation and risk
A full induction and opportunities to learn safe practices will be provided. To support your development, you will be offered regular, clinical and managerial supervision and the opportunity to have peer group supervision with other Health Care Assistants. You will be supported through an induction, a care certificate, clinical risk workbook and a probationary period of 6 months. This will include mentorship support from a senior Health Care Assistant and your line manager.
The LD IPU are looking to recruit HCA’s who are:
You'll also need:
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Closing date: Sunday 21st July 2019