Bank Healthcare Assistant
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Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links.
The hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults aged 18-25 years, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, specialist Eating Disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes. With 78 beds across 7 wards, our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care
Woodbourne has a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists. They can treat a wide range of acute mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic-stress-disorder, obsessive compulsive states, schizophrenia and all other major acute psychiatric illnesses.
We are seeking motivated, enthusiastic and flexible individuals to work on Various Wards alongside a multi-disciplinary team of qualified staff in ensuring the well-being and care of our patients.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate their skills and experiences in observation, delivery of care and involvement in recreational and educational activities delivering care and observing and monitoring the well-being of patients, ensuring that any unusual occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate. You will be caring and attentive with the ability to build strong and trusting relationships with others.
The role concerns providing practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with personal and therapeutic needs ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation. It is vital that you can work well as a team as you will be working alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.
This is an excellent opportunity to work within a leading brand of independent mental health care providers and to work in a friendly environment committed to the ongoing improvement of healthcare standards.
What We'd Like to Give You:
• A competitive salary
• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• 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 Pension option
CVs from agencies will not be accepted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the stated closing date if we receive a sufficient amount of acceptable applications.About 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.