Healthcare Assistant/Trainee Job at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust in Malton

Job Description

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Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career in healthcare? We are looking to recruit a band 3 trainee healthcare assistant to join our dynamic and developing team on Springwood Unit in Malton. The usual role of Springwood is the management of patients living with a dementia with complex needs, additional vulnerabilities and frailties. We are however currently participating in the covid 19 cohorting process within MHSOP North Yorkshire and York and as such are accepting patients irrespective of place in the assessment and treatment process.

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 Healthcare Assistant competencies within their probationary period (first 6 months in role).

The successful candidates who do not have the required qualifications will be expected to enrol on the Healthcare Assistant Framework which will include the acquisition of the level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care, level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent and achievement of competencies. You will have a maximum of 2 years to complete this.

We pride ourselves in providing a high standard of care within a multi-disciplinary approach and feel we are progressive and forward thinking, seeking to improve our service.

This is an exciting and challenging role and will afford the opportunity to work as part of a supportive team that is focused on delivering high standards of care through evidenced based practice.

We will support you by offering regular supervision, training opportunities and encourage your development and role within this team on the delivery of Patient Centred Care, support for carers and evidence based practice, working in a whole systems approach with our partner agencies.

The post holders should be both positive and passionate about care of the older person and willing to carry out personal development and training to improve their knowledge and skill base in this area of care.

We offer varied training opportunities and regularly hold in house training sessions to support our team and to provide evidence and development towards re-validation requirements and professional development.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Denise Teasdale, Ward Manager


01653 616000

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

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Company: Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Company Location:  Malton

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