Place of Safety Healthcare Assistant

Canterbury, Kent, England
CT1 3AA
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
13 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Have an understanding of the legalities surrounding the section 136 detention.
  • Recording and reporting accurately any changes related to the patient's current behaviour and/or risks to Nurse/healthcare professional in Charge in a timely manner.
  • Recording care given and reporting omissions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Supporting and carrying out therapeutic observations as required and instructed.
  • Promoting a healthy, safe and secure environment by adhering to Trust statutory health and safety requirements and maintaining confidentiality of information at all times in compliance with Trust policies, procedures, protocols and guidance.
  • Supporting new team members.
  • Demonstrating a professional approach to work, and abide by the Trust values.
  • To provide comfort, compassion, empathy and time to patients and their carers, family and loved ones.
  • Undertake and maintain all essential training to role.
  • Working confidently in a variety of environments which present different challenges whilst continuing to act in a professional manner.
  • Balancing all aspects of the job role across the 7 day working pattern.
  • Being flexible and responsive to competing demands

Please see job description for full details.

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria

  • Relevant experience
  • An interest in working in mental health services

Desirable criteria
  • NHS Experience


Knowledge & skillsEssential criteria
  • To have a working understanding of mental health conditions appropriate to the setting
  • To be competent in the use of English and Maths
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing


Training & QualificationsEssential criteria
  • Computer literate
  • Care certificate or ability to work towards


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 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
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus. At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To r

Ref: RB000644

Job Details

Place of Safety Healthcare Assistant

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
13 Oct 2021

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