Healthcare Assistants Women's DBT

Recruiter
St Andrew's
Location
Northampton
Salary
£16485 per annum, Benefits: Plus Special Duty Pay
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
20918
Contact
Katie Carroll
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent
Healthcare Assistant - Women`s DBT

From £16,485
Career Level: Core Contributor (Band 2)
Hours: 37.5

We are currently transforming the Charity and are introducing Integrated Practice Units (IPU's) as the vehicle to deliver 'Value Based Healthcare'. This will ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility.

This exciting opportunity is to work within an Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) delivering Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for women with Borderline Personality Disorder. The DBT IPU provides treatment for women in a low secure setting moving them through locked rehab.

Your role with us

Healthcare assistants work in our Clinical Service area, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post.

Your profile

There are no set entry requirements to become a Healthcare Assistant but there are skills and personal characteristics needed.

To be a Healthcare Assistant in mental health care, you will need to be:

- Resilient
- Caring and kind
- Cheerful and friendly
- Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
- Able to follow instructions and procedures

- Able to work in a team but use your own initiative
You'll also need:

- Communication and listening skills
- Organisational skills
- Observational skills
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Rewards
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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
- Childcare vouchers
- Healthcare cash plan
- Free parking
- Paid DBS application

- Access to free vocational qualifications 
Closing date: Sunday 9th December 2018