Healthcare Assistant

£18,304 per year
01 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Set in 48 acres of grounds, Priory Hospital Ticehurst provides a calming and therapeutic environment, specialising in the management and treatment of mental health problems. The hospital has residential facilities for 69 service users, as well as offering outpatient services.

Our highly experienced team, including consultant psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and support staff, have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

The role:

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated healthcare Assistants to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to patients. You will be involved in caring for and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental health issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people.

You will be working alongside qualified nurses and medical professionals so a passion  to work within a team-orientated culture and a drive to deliver values and evidenced based patient care is key.  You will be required to undertake training and if appropriate the care certificate.

These can be a challenging and rewarding role, In return we offer:
  • A competitive salary plus generous enhancements
  • A contributionary pension scheme
  • A range of Priory Group benefits
  • Comprehensive training and development with your multi disciplinary team
  • In addition to your annual leave which increases along with your service you have a day off on your birthday. You will never have to search for a parking space and can enjoy lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly subsidised staff restaurant.
  • There is a PICU allowance available of £1,000 per annum available for staff allocated to the new PICU unit.
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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.