Healthcare Assistants - (Nurse Bank)

Basildon Essex
Salary £6.55 - £6.88 Per hour
13 Apr 2012
29 Apr 2012
Nursing Field
Hospital, Mental Health
Job Type


Flexible approach to working hours, paid induction and an opportunity to work in a variety of mental health care settings.

St Andrew’s Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist secure mental health care.  We care for people with mental health and learning disabilities as well as acquired brain injury.

St Andrews, Essex  Pound lane, North Benfleet is a low secure environment caring for and rehabilitating patients who experience life difficulties as a result of their illness.

We have a number of vacancies on our Nurse Bank for people who have the character and personality to work with those who have severe and enduring mental illness. Experience of working in the caring field, especially with the mentally ill would be an advantage.

Applications are welcomed from well motivated individuals, who are flexible, able to demonstrate high standards of care, and who possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal.  Some experience in a secure healthcare setting would be desirable but not essential.

Work is not guaranteed but if you are successful in registering with the Nurse Bank this will offer you an opportunity to work in all the Clinical Services around shift availability.

Applying via this website will take you to the vacancy on the St Andrew's Healthcare website. You will need to complete our online application form and attach your CV in order to be considered for this role.

All positions within St Andrew’s are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check

Unless specifically commissioned in advance, St Andrew’s Healthcare will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.

Please quote the relevant reference number on all correspondence relating to these vacancies.

 Closing Date: Sunday 29th April 2012

St Andrew’s Healthcare is the UK’s largest mental health charity. We offer specialist secure services for men, women, adolescents and older people across mental health, learning disability, brain injury and degenerative disorders such as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. Putting Service Users’ needs at the heart of everything we do, we have built an innovative culture of clinical expertise.

 Our benefits include:

·           Group Personal Pension Scheme

·           Subsidised Staff Restaurant

·           Free Car Parking

·           Childcare Vouchers

·           Perkz – Retail Discount Scheme

St Andrew’s Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer.  Registered Charity No 1104951