Senior Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00073414-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £21,450
  • 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 change lives for the better, then a Senior Healthcare Assistant at St Neots Neurological Centre in Cambridgeshire could be the right choice for you.

As an experienced Healthcare Assistant from 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.

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 Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people lead a valued and fulfilled life.

With a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

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.

Your responsibilities:

Assist qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity, and treatment of all patients
To assist the qualified nurse in the planning and allocation of resources
To undertake additional training and responsibilities, and contribute to the skill development of others
To assist in engaging patients in a range of therapies as prescribed by the therapy team
To assist in the mentorship and supervision of junior staff
To assist in the induction of new staff onto the unit
Provide practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such and dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and relevant healthcare legislation
Observe and monitor the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental, or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.What you will get:

Annual salary of £21,450 + Benefits
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
Enhanced Maternity Package
Life Assurance
About your next employer

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

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

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