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Healthcare Assistant

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
£ 17652 - 19020 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019

Job Description

KMPT is creating an environment for equal opportunities for all, where we can ALL be ourselves.

It's an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2017!
Would you like to be part of a forward thinking progressive service? Do you want to develop your skills working within mental health for older adults? If the answer is yes, we have a Healthcare Worker vacancy at the Orchards Inpatient Unit Maidstone.
The unit specialises in the assessment and treatment of older adults with both functional and organic mental health issues. The Orchards is a 16 bedded unit based at Priority House.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 associate workers, senior associate workers, qualified nurses and occupational therapists, determined by the patient's plan of care.

- Be fully aware of the needs of patients over a 24 hour span of care.

You will:
- Have Knowledge and Experience in Mental Health and older people

- Have the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing

- Be willing to develop your knowledge and skills (Band 2: Completing the NVQ level 2 or 3 and extra units of competence as required for your service within a specified time)

- Have previous experience of working with people with severe mental health problems and experience or knowledge of caring for people in an inpatient setting.

Please be advised - if you are successful and are invited to interview, you will need to undergo Pre-Interview assessments.

This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS Social Care and Partnership Trust.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service
For further details / informal visits contact:
Michelle Cox
Ward Manager

Ref: AJ082C

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