Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker - Mother and Baby Unit - Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Hours
Part time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
14 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Carrying out assigned tasks as part of clinical team in support of registered nurses. To undertake some aspects of care provision without direct supervision, including coordinating recreational groups and activities for service users and escorting duties.

Ensuring the safety and well being of services users, and always working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

The service cares for women who are acutely mentally ill, who have a history of severe mental illness in the antenatal and postnatal period for a preventative admission. Women may be admitted in the later stages of pregnancy (32 weeks) and with babies up to 12 months old. The service provides a nurturing therapeutic environment for Mother to recover from their illness, Family and friends are positively encouraged to take part in the care whilst admitted and during the transition home. New Horizon has been accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and provides a high standard of care, which meets those standards. Staff will have the opportunity to develop their skills both in this specialism and generally in Psychiatry.

T he post will involve a dynamic and innovative team specialising in inpatient perinatal mental health where the staff group are passionate, dedicated and have a strong ethos of patient centred recovery.

Person specification

Skills
Essential criteria
  • Possession of, or the ability and willingness to work towards an appropriate Level 3 vocational qualification
  • Experience of working as a healthcare support worker in a clinical team


Desirable criteria
  • Mental Health knowledge


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

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Job Details

Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker - Mother and Baby Unit - Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Part time
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Type
Bank
Closes
14 Oct 2021

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