Health Care Assistant

Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England
WA15 0QG
Priory Healthcare £ 20000.0 - 20475.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20000.0 - 20475.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Posted
9 Jun 2022
Closes
7 Jul 2022

Job Description

The Priory Hospital - Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe's leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services. The hospital has residential facilities for 50 patients as well as day care and outpatient services.

Please note this vacancy is based in Hale, Manchester and not in Hale, Liverpool.

A critical member of the Ward team, supporting and assisting Registered Nurses in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Delivering care to the patient as prescribed by the individual care plans and liaising with family members as appropriate.

Main Duties:

  • Assists 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.
  • Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.
  • Observes and monitors 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.
  • Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.
  • To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products.
  • To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.
  • Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.
  • Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.
  • To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.

Knowledge/ Education/ Skills:

  • · Educated to a minimum NVQ 1 or GCSE's in Mathematics and English.
  • · Understands the need for strict confidentiality
  • · Basic IT literacy

This is a full time role which requires working shifts, including days, nights and weekends. Please apply if you would also be interested in a nights only role.



About us

As one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.



Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Ref: PRI59228

Job Details

Health Care Assistant

Altrincham, Greater Manchester, Englandd Priory Healthcare
Pay
£ 20000.0 - 20475.0 Per year
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Jul 2022

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