Healthcare Assistant - Mental Health

Health Care & Medicine jobs >> Pharmaceutical

Negotiable

Temporary

Description

Are you an experienced Healthcare Assistant, passionate about providing high levels of care and support to individuals with mental health conditions and challenges behaviours? Are you supportive and compassionate and comfortable dealing with very high-needs patients? If so this sounds like a role for you!

A ward in Carlisle, Cumbria is currently seeking a Healthcare Assistant to work on a rota basis for the next 2-3 months. The individual should have great communication skills, and a passion for working with individuals with Mental Health conditions/Learning Disabilities and being their advocate.

This Healthcare Assistant role involves providing support within a 16 bed mixed sex acute mental health unit with patients aged from 18+.

As a Healthcare Assistant within an acute Mental Health setting, you will have PMVA training due to the nature of the work - Randstad are able to provide this if needed.

There are ongoing night shifts available within this unit (shifts run 20.30 - 07.30).

The Healthcare Assistant's typical shift could involve:
- Assisting nursing team with observations.
- Completing observations when patients are sleeping.
- Food preparation for supper (i.e. making toast and hot chocolate)
- Having 121 time to talk with the patients.
- Supporting patients with getting ready for bed/getting up and ready in the morning.
- Working 1-2-1 with newly referred admissions to the ward.

Benefits to the Healthcare Assistant include:
- Quieter ward and environment
- Ultra-competitive pay
- Working for a committed, supportive and experienced Ward Manager who offers an 'open-door' policy at all times to help resolve any challenges.
- Always a nurse available for additional support.
- Always being on shift with a permanent member of staff who is an expert on the patients they look after
- Up to £300 worth of vouchers when you Refer a Friend to Randstad

To be considered for Healthcare Assistant role, you must:
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Experience working with patients who display challenging behaviours.

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim or permanent post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have available please contact the Nursing team on (phone number removed), or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
  • None
  • CV-81964
  • Temporary
  • 0

How to Apply: Please click here to create a free Pure-jobs.com account and post your resume. Only logged in job seekers can apply for a job.

Find us at:

Never provide bank account, credit card details or any other financial information, or make any form of payment, when applying for a job. If you are ever asked to do this by a recruiter on Pure Jobs please click the Report button or contact us with the advertiser's company name and the title of the job vacancy. You should not send any money to anyone. A genuine employer with a job offer would never ask you to do this.

Report this job
x

Report a job

If you're concerned about a job advert, let us know and our quality team will investigate.

Your name(*)
Invalid Input

Your email address(*)
Invalid Input

Please select you reason(*)

Additional information(*)
Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Get new jobs for this search by email.

Also get an email with jobs recommended just for me.

Create Alert



Subscribe to updates from our blog

PLEASE NOTE! WE USE COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE BEST USER EXPERIENCES

However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.