Mental Health Care Assistant
HCA South of England Band 2 £7.50 - £13.00 per hour Are you looking to work extra shifts? I am actively seeking an experienced band 2 healthcare assistant to work for a large mental health NHS Trust based in Hampshire. You will be required to cover mainly day shifts across a few specialised mental health and forensic services based in Southampton, Fareham and Winchester. Ideally you will have access to your own vehicle or flexible to travel as you will be required to cover shifts across these different sites. You will be working on a forensic unit with adults who have serious mental illness and/ or personality disorder. Patients will have been admitted from secure settings and often exhibit challenging behaviour. There is the opportunity to work full time as there are plenty of shifts available however as an agency worker you can choose what shifts you are available for. You should have at least six months recent experience within a mental health hospital, preferably in secure units and ideally in forensic units. As a healthcare assistant working for an NHS Trust, you should be able to monitor vital signs as you may be required to carry out observations. HCL Nursing will pay you an hourly rate of £7.50 per hour which can increase if you are working night and weekend hours. So if you are looking for a challenging new role within a mental health hospital, please call Jennifer Brewer 0207 861 8933 to discuss this role further.