Senior Healthcare Assistant

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Jan 2020
12 Feb 2020

Job Description

Orchards is a 16 bedded unit for predominately older adults with functional and organic mental health illness.

We currently have the opportunity to recruit a Band 3 Senior Nursing Assistant to join us and to work within our established multidisciplinary team. The successful applicant for this post will be Dynamic, motivated, hardworking and committed to working with this client group.

This inpatient setting provides a 24-hour service, with a rotational shift system in operation. You will be required to work on a rota system which includes early, late night shifts, and weekends. Enhancements are paid for these.

You will also be expected to have a degree of physical ability as all staff are expected to complete training in personal safety and physical interventions.

You will join a multi-disciplinary team, working with older adults who have a wide range of mental health needs and a primary diagnosis of dementia. You will enjoy working at a challenging pace, and will be self-motivated, proactive, flexible and enthusiastic. You will need to be able to function as part of a team and have an interest in initiating therapeutic engagement with the service users. Your approach must be person-centred, placing the patient at the centre of all decision making.

Our goal is to achieve quality through partnership and create a dynamic system of care where people receive the right help, at the right time, in the right place - with the right outcome.

Ref: 380GM234

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