Senior Healthcare Assistant - Seacole, Women's Mental Health

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: From £18,325 Per Annum

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Senior Healthcare Assistant – Seacole, Women’s Mental Health

Northampton

Salary: From £18,325 Per Annum

Hours:   37.5  

In this role you will be the most Senior Healthcare Assistant on the ward, supporting qualified nurses and MDT to deliver exceptional care to our patients. You will take a lead in mentoring junior HCA’s. Knowledge and experience of working with this patient group would be an advantage as you will be a role model to your team, demonstrating a flexible, individual and person centred approach. Safety and therapeutic engagement is the key components of our care delivery focus and should be a key demonstrable interest and ability required for this role.

Seacole

Seacole is a specialist Personality Disorder ward within the Women's Mental Health Pathway, based in Smyth House building of St Andrew’s’ Northampton site. It offers treatment for women with a primary diagnosis of personality disorder for 15 women within a medium secure setting. The Seacole Ward team aims to provide a high quality service offering assessment, treatment, care and security for women who present with Personality Disorder difficulties.  The treatment philosophy is of a consistent approach, boundaries, building levels of skill in managing distress.  Ensuring there is individual care planning and least restrictive practice.  We assess psychological treatment needs individually. 

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 2019.