Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £20,535+ £2,933 Special Duty Pay

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Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £20,535+ £2,933 Special Duty Pay - £23,468
Location: Birmingham
Hours: 37.5- Full time

The Charity

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

St Andrew’s Birmingham is a 118 bedded adult mental healthcare facility comprises of eight units that cover medium and low security for both Men and Women. Located in Stirchley, a vibrant area in South Birmingham, easily accessible by road networks and public transport.

We are very proud that our Birmingham hospital is rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission and ‘Outstanding’ in responsiveness. We are also part of a wider healthcare provider collaborative, REACHOUT, working in association with two other NHS Trusts in the West Midlands.

As a Healthcare Assistant you will be part of our wider nursing and clinical teams focusing on our patient’s treatment and recovery. We do this by providing safe, effective, patient-centred care in line with national standards set by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services, essential standards from the CQC, and best practice guidance relevant to secure care from the National Institute of Health and Social Care Excellence (NICE).

We ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility. 
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 ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility. 

We want to grow and develop our team to achieve the best possible care for our patients so applications are welcomed from well-motivated individuals who are able to demonstrate high standards of care and empathy, and who possess good communication skills alongside good IT literacy.

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS