Healthcare Assistant
The Priory Group
Elm Park, Station Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, CO7 7RT
10h ago

37.5 hrs p / wk

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Elm Park is a 17 bedded Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit in Ardleigh which specialises in the assessment, care and treatment of adult residents (18+ years) with an acquired brain injury

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a passionate rehabilitation assistant to work as part of a team providing 24-hour nursing care and rehabilitation to residents, under the guidance of nursing and medical staff.

You will required to work both days and nights as required by the service needs.

Please note this advert may close early due to a high level of applications

Role and responsibilities include :

  • Promoting and encouraging independence
  • Providing assistance with daily activities and supporting with personal care
  • Preventing and reducing risk of harm
  • Liaise with outside agencies and other professionals to ensure that the rehabilitation programmes and care plans are being facilitated
  • Enabling Service Users to meet their outcomes and develop goals
  • Requirements :

  • Preferably previous experience within healthcare and mental health but not essential as support will be given.
  • Provide satisfactory professional references
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Providing person centred support and able to promote independent living
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptability, commitment and resilience
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ideally you will hold a NVQ in health and social care or be willing to study the qualification.
  • What we offer :

  • Free on-site parking
  • Starting 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased up to 30 days dependant on length of service)
  • Free meals when on shift
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Comprehensive continued personal development training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced
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