We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.
We are looking to recruit a Band 3 Healthcare Assistant who have completed the full HCA Framework to join Easington Psychosis Team based at Merrick House, Easington. You will be part of a team which provides assessment, treatment and mental health interventions for people with adult mental health needs.
The post is part-time, 22.5 hours a week and is permanent.
The successful candidate will understand the needs of clients with mental health needs and feel confident in supporting the team to gather information, support the running of groups and meet with clients alongside their therapist. The candidate would also need excellent communication skills; good organisational skills; be self-motivated and have a flexible approach for working with clients with complex needs. The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have literacy and numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Health Care Assistant competencies within the first year. Internal staff must have completed the full framework before they can apply.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Gillian Cotts, Team Manager on Apply