Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00073363-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Salary: £19,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Healthcare Assistant at Brighton & Hove Clinic could be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you'll receive training to join the team where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19

What you will be doing

You will join the team that works well together to provide care for young people aged 12 - 18 years with an eating disorder and who many other mental health conditions within a CAMHS setting. Whether you have been a Support Worker or a Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week because of you.

The Elysium Wellbeing team is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work?

There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: 14-18 New Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 4FH

Working at Brighton & Hove Clinic, you will join the multidisciplinary team that provides CAMHS Tier 4 service for young people aged 12 - 18 years with a prime diagnosis of eating disorders and who may have other mental health conditions.

Combining the NICE guidelines recommended therapies, the service creates bespoke programmes that provide person-centred care to support each person's physical, medical and mental health needs. Young people will participate in psycho-education to support their care plans, and are given the opportunity to engage in therapeutic programmes such as mindfulness, family and trauma therapy.

Working alongside the individual and their families, the MDT will collaboratively create care plans and risk assessments. You will empower individuals to manage and improve their health through their treatment within the community.

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.

What you will get

* Annual salary of £19,500
* The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
* Free meals
* Wellbeing support and activities
* Career development and training
* Pension contribution
* 2 Week Paid Induction
* Life Assurance
* Enhanced Maternity Package
* Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure