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Healthcare Assistant Job at St Andrew’s Healthcare – in Northampton

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant – Elgar Ward

Location: Northampton

Salary: From £17,718 + Enhancements

Full time 37.5 hours

At St Andrew’s you can enjoy a special sense of pride and belonging – by helping transform the lives of patients, while shaping the future you want for yourself. We’re one of the UK’s leading mental healthcare charities with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as a provider of specialist mental healthcare.

Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to take your career to a new level. Join us and you’ll be part of a team with a shared focus on people not profits, with all surpluses re-invested to benefit our patients.

Our Neuropsychiatry division offers unrivalled care, treatment and rehabilitation for adults and older adults with challenging behaviour and complex needs that is recognised for being at the forefront of innovative service developments, for its excellence in service delivery and rehabilitation practice, and for its ability to manage and reduce aggressive behaviour.

Elgar Ward

A specialist ward for women over the age of 45 with complex and enduring mental health needs. On Elgar we have a strong focus on improving the quality of life of those in our care through risk reduction and positive behaviour support. You will work as part of a motivated multi-disciplinary team where everyone’s voice has value. You should have a strong sense of compassion and the drive to advocate for those who may not always be able to do this for themselves.

Applications are welcomed from well-motivated individuals who are flexible with the hours they can work, including regular weekend shifts and some rotation between day and night shifts, and who are able to demonstrate high standards of care and empathy, and who possess good communication skills alongside good IT literacy.

Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew’s the perfect place to establish your career. Join us and you’ll be part of a team with a shared focus on people not profits, with all surpluses re-invested to benefit our patients.

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Pension

Sickness policy on par with the NHS

35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years’ service

Life cover

Car lease scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Healthcare cash plan

Free parking

Paid DBS application

Access to free vocational qualifications

“Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.

Closing date: Sunday 1st August

About Company

Company: St Andrew’s Healthcare –

Company Location:  Northampton

Job Category: Healthcare Jobs, Health & Medicine Jobs

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