Healthcare Assistant/Trainee Job at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust in Middlesbrough

Job Description

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An Opportunity have arisen for motivated and enthusiastic individuals who would like to join our inpatient nursing team within Mental Health Services for Adult Age People at Roseberry Park Hospital, Middlesbrough as a Healthcare Assistant.

The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have Literacy and Numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Healthcare Assistant competencies within their probationary period (first 6 months in role).

The successful candidates who do not have the required qualifications will be expected to enrol on the Healthcare Assistant Framework which will include the acquisition of the level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care, level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent and achievement of competencies. You will have a maximum of 2 years to complete this.

The successful candidates will be able to work as part of a team providing 24-hour care, they must have good verbal/written communication skills and have basic computer skills. The candidate should also have some understanding of the needs of adults with mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and should have a strong desire to work with this client group and demonstrate a keenness to provide quality care.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Telephone number01642 837305Additional contact information

Sarah Ross, Acting Ward Manager [email protected] 01642 837305

Clare Collinson Acting Clinical Lead [email protected] 01642 837305

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

Your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website and therefore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information within this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

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About Company

Company: Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Company Location:  Middlesbrough

Job Category: Healthcare Jobs, Health & Medicine Jobs

About Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust