Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Wiltshire

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
7 Nov 2019
7 Dec 2019

Job Description

A great opportunity at Fountain Way Hospital, Salisbury has arrived; we are currently looking to recruit Health Care Support Worker staff into Band 3 position for Amblescroft North.

Amblescroft North is a 20 bedded mixed gender in-patient unit that cares for individuals experiencing mental illness of a functional nature; these illnesses range from psychosis to mood disorders to depression. We predominantly care for individuals over the age of 65.

This is an active, enjoyable and rewarding Band 3 Health Care Support Worker role, applying person centered assessment for people experiencing changes in needs due to their illness. Working alongside colleagues from Medicine, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Care and the Care Home Liaison Services. You will be developing a culture that puts the person's needs at the forefront of their care. You will need to have a demonstrable interest in caring for and supporting recovery in the older person with a functional mental health need.

You will be required to complete (or demonstrate previous completion of) the AWP Care Certificate alongside all statutory and mandatory training.

All staff within Amblescroft North are part of a respectful, flexible, hard-working, welcoming and collaborative team; we will expect successful applicants to buy into that philosophy.

We will be reviewing and shortlisting within 2 weeks of the advert closing and will be offering interview dates within 2 weeks of that date.

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: WTS257111

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