Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Aspen Ward, Callington Road Hospital

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
2 Sep 2021
Closes
2 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
1To assist with the care, treatment and rehabilitation of service users within designated clinical areas, as directed.

Assist in the maintenance of a safe therapeutic environment beneficial to the needs of the service users, relatives carers and others.

Contribute to the team approach to patient care, providing accurate and relevant feedback to registered staff and named nurses: participate in team discussions and meetings regarding care of service users.

Participate in the application of care plans, ensuring interventions and observations are communicated effectively to Nurse in Charge and act as an associate nurse.

Assist in the supervision of other health care and support staff as directed by line manager.

Play a part in preparation of risk assessments; ICPA/SAP to people who present with mental health problems.

To keep up to date with changing practices and attend relevant training appropriate to the role as directed. Promote positive attitudes towards mental health. This will include:

a) Attend regular statutory training and updates.

b) Participate in appraisal and supervision processes from identified Senior practitioner.

c) Contribute to the learning environment of staff undergoing training and new team members as directed.

d) Maintain Health and Safety in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).

e) Work to the Clinical, Personnel and other Policies and Procedures of AWP Trust

To play a role in making best use of available workforce resources based on agreed staffing models and contributing to provision of best care possible.

Follow Trust and Service Policies relating to the security of the building/clients, to ensure safe practice and protection of clients, staff, visitors and members of the general public

Play a part in the service provision that is both safe and therapeutic within span of knowledge.

Supervise the work of Band 2 HCAs and others, as appropriate.

Contribute to the development of other support staff.

Effective time management

To maintain standards of record keeping and associated administration in accordance with AWP Trust Policy and local joint arrangements and professional guidelines. This will include:

The upkeep of contemporaneous, chronological and accurate mental health records in accordance with relevant NMC Guidelines and Trust Policy.

Work under the direction of 'Essence of Care' lead.

Contribute to the achievement of Controls Assurance Standards relating to Records Management within their span of control.

Person specification

NVQ or Care Certicicate
Essential criteria
  • NVQ in health and social care or care certificate


Desirable criteria
  • Interest in working with later life service users


Some experience of inpatient
Essential criteria
  • Some previous experience of inpatient work


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

Ref: 3434904

Job Details

Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Aspen Ward, Callington Road Hospital

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
2 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
2 Oct 2021

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