Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
5 Nov 2019
5 Dec 2019

Job Description

An exciting career opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic health care assistant to join the STEPS Inpatient Eating Disorders Team at Southmead Hospital in Bristol. You need to be motivated and have an interest in working with people with eating disorders and will be working as part of a nursing team. Support will be given by the Ward Manager and by peers. We have brilliant supervision structures in place. This is post filled with developmental opportunities. Through this support there is the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in eating disorders, and in increase your competency in your role as a Health care assistant.

Successful candidates will be required to complete (or demonstrate previous completion of) the AWP Care Certificate. All 15 standards need to have been passed in order to advance beyond the probationary period. For details see document "Code of Conduct for Unregistered Practitioners.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: SS2341119

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