Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00095107-1
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £20,378
  • 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 to the lives of young people and adults with mental health conditions, then join the team at Potters Bar Clinic as a Healthcare Assistant and enjoy a £500 Welcome Bonus and quarterly £250 Retention Bonus on top of your salary.

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

If you are looking to change careers to become a Healthcare Assistant for the first time using your transferable skills and personality traits, then to gain insights into the reality of working in this environment. Its highly rewarding but quite challenging and can be different to what you might expect.

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.

We strongly encourage people to be vaccinated in line with current guidance from the Government and professional bodies

What you will be doing

You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with mental health. Whether you have experience as a Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people 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.

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. There's also a big focus on career development with a huge range of courses to help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: 190 Barnet Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 2SE

Join the team at Potters Bar Clinic providing care for young people and adults with acute mental health needs and personality disorders in an established 24-hour care environment.

The CAMHS Tier 4 Low Secure services are for young people aged 13-18. Potters Bar Clinic is located in a residential area, only one minute drive from the M25 and a short bus ride from Potters Bar Train Station - with a bus stop right outside, making it an easy commute for most.

What you will get

Annual salary of £20,378.00
£500 Welcome Bonus
£250 Quarterly Retention Bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

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.

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