Mental Healthcare Assistant
Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.
Mildmay Oaks is a low secure and locked rehabilitation service for men with learning disability and autism spectrum disorder, and for women with learning disability.
As part of our nursing team you will assist and support the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients in the unit and on community trips. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the direct supervision of a qualified nurse you will be required to undertake a range of duties involving direct patient contact and interaction.
As a Healthcare Worker you will be working within a team, which includes a range of professionals. You will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care within a medium secure forensic setting.
The patient group consists of personality disordered individuals and those experiencing enduring mental illness.
You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolios.What we’d like from you:
• Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
• A strong sense of responsibility
• Reliable & trustworthy
• Willingness to learn
• Effective communication skills
• Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
• Quality orientationWhat we’d like to give you:
• A competitive salary
• Disclosure check cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
• Online benefits and cashback rewards
• Cycle to work scheme
• SMART Childcare Vouchers
• SMART Pension optionAbout us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.Disclosure
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.