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Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Whittucks Road

Band 3

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Part time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
342-SGLOS036-0719
Site
Whittucks Road
Town
Bristol
Salary
From £18,813 per annum pro rata
Closing
23/07/2019 23:59

The team at Whittucks Road strive to use a person centred approach in delivering recovery-focused interventions and care to people living with challenging mental health problems and complex life experiences. This role requires you to travel across the BANES & South Gloucestershire area which will require you to have access to private transport. We are looking to recruit into a part time post of 22.5 hours per week.

The unit is in close travelling proximity to the vibrant hot spots of historic Bath & Bristol with its famous harbourside and great travel links.

Our aim is to help people to develop new skills, revive old skills, and to find healthy ways of integrating with the wider community.

We work closely with service users and (where possible) their families and friends, offering 24 hour specialist nursing support over a planned time-scale.

We apply the principals of the recovery model in mental health, actively sharing and promoting the use of specialised tools to support individual rehabilitation and recovery.

The team are looking for someone who can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and has an ability to support the team in working collaboratively with individuals and their families, adopting a creative and problem solving approach to working practice.

As a member of the team you will work with the team in carrying out on going assessments, which will include actual daily living skills, assessment of risk whilst Promoting and enabling independent functioning, and work with service users to optimise their strengths to reach their recovery goals.

At Whittucks Road we like to help Staff to pursue their interests too! And there are lots that we can offer with:  

  • Expert professional support and supervision plus regular team meetings and in-service training
  • Continuing professional development opportunities, peer support, practice education and encouragement to be creative and innovative in any Lead roles.
  • Opportunities to contribute to a range of service developments and projects relevant to your clinical work.

If you thrive on new challenges and feel passionate about enabling recovery then you may be the very person that we are looking for to join our team.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ellie Fisher or Netta Newman on 0117 9196000.