Healthcare Worker

Maidstone, Kent, England
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year £ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year">
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
2 May 2021
Closes
31 May 2021

Job Description

Job overview

Have you ever thought about a career in Forensic Mental Health services?

Would you like to be part of a CQC rated Outstanding service? Do you want to develop your skills, with the backing of a well-developed nursing and multi-disciplinary team, and have the opportunity to participate in appropriate training for this role? If the answer is yes, we have Healthcare Worker vacancies at the Trevor Gibbens Unit, Maidstone.

The unit is not a prison; it is a secure hospital that specialises in the assessment and treatment of people with mental health conditions who have committed serious offences. Our patients, both male and female are within the 18 to 65 year old age range and are mostly physically able. The service provides a total of 66 beds throughout a range of wards.

Main duties of the job

Your main duties will be:
  • Supporting people with ongoing mental health conditions, this generally does not involve personal care.
  • Promoting healthy living, ie, exercise, diet etc.
  • Ensuring the safety of patients, staff, visitors and the public at all times.
  • Motivating patients to reintegrate into the community and community services. For example, you may support a patient to go to the supermarket, gym, dentist and leisure activities. All the things you may take for granted.

Knowledge and Experience

Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing and be willing to develop knowledge and skills.

It is essential that you are able to travel between bases in a timely manner and be able to work a full range of day and night shifts.

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The Healthcare Worker is a key member of the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to:
  • Deliver an effective and competent level of care under the guidance and supervision of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and as determined by the patient's care plan.
  • Be fully aware of the needs of patients over a 24 hour span of care.
  • Monitor, report and maintain a healthy, safe and secure workplace by knowing and taking account of: Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (1985)

Person specificationCommunicationEssential criteria
  • Communication

Desirable criteria
  • Experience


Mental HealthEssential criteria
  • Experience

Desirable criteria
  • Forensics


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see [... Click Apply...]. [... Click Apply...]/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign
If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working
Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave
Dependant on length of NHS service

Ref: 312673134

Job Details

Healthcare Worker

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 18.005 - 19.337 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
2 May 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
31 May 2021

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