Healthcare Assistant

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 07 June 2023

Job summary

Healthcare Assistant

Langley Green Hospital

Langley Green Hospital is an acute mental health unit in Crawley, West Sussex offering person-centred and holistic mental health care. Langley Green Hospital has 4 wards which consist of two working age adult wards, an older adult ward and a psychiatric intensive care ward.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for confident people with a genuine interest in Mental Health who are motivated, dynamic and forward thinking to work at Langley Green Hospital as Healthcare Assistants. Applicants need to be committed to maintaining and improving service user centred care to the highest standards. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with an ability to demonstrate good communication skills and team working abilities. In return you will benefit from working in a therapeutic environment conducive to the treatment and recovery of people with acute functional mental health problems. All your skills and life experience will be fully utilised and developed through clinical supervision and training opportunities. You will be expected to work a mixture of night and day shifts across a 7 day period. There will be training around prevention and management of violence and aggression.

About us

There are plenty of opportunities for career development in one of the largest Mental Health Trusts in the South of England.

We currently work a Long Day shift pattern on the wards, this includes weekends and night shifts.

Date posted

24 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 2

Salary

£20,270 to £21,318 a year per annum / pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

354-AN-20467-C

Job locations

Langley Green Hospital

Crawley

RH11 7EJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please do get in touch and I will be happy to arrange for either myself or one of the ward managers to answer any questions you may have. I would actively encourage this, especially if you have not worked in this environment before.

We look forward to your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please do get in touch and I will be happy to arrange for either myself or one of the ward managers to answer any questions you may have. I would actively encourage this, especially if you have not worked in this environment before.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience of working as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience working within a health or social care setting.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Essential

  • Punctual and flexible across hours of work when required
Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 2 in Care

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience of working as part of a team

Desirable

  • Experience working within a health or social care setting.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Essential

  • Punctual and flexible across hours of work when required

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Langley Green Hospital

Crawley

RH11 7EJ


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Langley Green Hospital

Crawley

RH11 7EJ


Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Coral Ward Manager

Hattie Bailey

hattie.bailey@spft.nhs.uk

01293590400

Date posted

24 May 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 2

Salary

£20,270 to £21,318 a year per annum / pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

354-AN-20467-C

Job locations

Langley Green Hospital

Crawley

RH11 7EJ


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