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Bank Mental Healthcare Assistant

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We don't just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn't exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Priory Hospital Bristol are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Healthcare Assistants ("HCA") to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. We are looking for someone friendly and welcoming, with a passion for care to join our team!

Priory Hospital Bristol is a leading UK centre of private support for individuals, couples and families facing a wide range of mental health challenges. We offer calming and recovery focused inpatient treatment for up to 68 service users as well as day care and outpatient services. Personalised treatment programmes are delivered by our multidisciplinary team, specialising in the management and treatment of acute and complex mental health problems.

Located in a secluded part of Bristol, Priory Hospital Bristol is set within a striking Grade II listed building. It is one of the UK's leading centres for the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions such as addictions, depression and anxiety, and boasts relaxing living areas and beautiful gardens.

As a HCA, you will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with psychiatric presentations. You'll be under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional, and work with doctors, psychologists and a range of other healthcare professionals.

The main contact you'll have, though, is with the people in our care. Your experience and on-going Priory training will prepare you to deal with any difficult situations that may occur, teaching you how to handle such situations safely using de-escalation techniques and supporting your team.

Experience in a similar role isn't essential but is preferable. All you need to apply is the following;

  • A strong sense of responsibility & ownership
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and face to face communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong "can do" attitude
  • Caring and attentive
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in fast paced, lively, sometimes volatile situations

Why us? In return we'd like to give you:

  • A competitive salary with enhancements for working on weekends, nights and overtime.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing by a further 2 days after 5 years' service.
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings. (Priory have a Career Pathway for every role within the business and provide fully funded courses to support you achieving your career aspirations)
  • Free Parking on site
  • Free meals on duty
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Long service awards

This is fantastic opportunity to start your career with a supportive employer in a friendly, engaging environment. If you want more information on this, please get in touch and apply below.

Bank Mental Healthcare Assistant

The Priory Group
Part Time, Permanent, Bank
no work experience required

Published on 24 May 2022

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