Primary Care Healthcare Support Worker Job at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in Leyland

Job Description

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Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

Primary Care Healthcare Team – HMP Garth

Are you looking for a challenging but rewarding role in our Health & Justice Health Care Team

This is an advert for 3 Healthcare Support Workers to work within the integrated health service at HMP Garth.

The prison is based in Leyland, Lancashire and is easily accessible by public transport, Garth prison is a Male Category B prison within the long term high secure estate.

Greater Manchester Mental Health are the lead provider of Health care services into HMP Garth.

This is an exciting and dynamic role for the post holders who will be looking to expand their knowledge in health and justice services.

We are looking to recruit warm, compassionate, caring, hard working individuals to join our friendly, motivated and dynamic team at HMP Garth.

Health Care Support workers are valuable members of our multidisciplinary team supporting the Qualified Nurses and Medical staff in providing holistic care to patients in custody.

Applicants must possess good communication skills, have a pleasant personality and be committed to patient care.

The post holder will enjoy working within a busy, friendly and professional team, and Greater Manchester Mental Health is keen to support and develop all new members of staff with their training and development needs.

We would welcome any potential candidates to enter discussion about this role, to look around the prison and to meet the team if they wish to do so.

Healthcare services operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and the successful applicants would need to be flexible in their approach to meeting the demands of the service

For further details / informal visits contact:
NameEmma AllenJob titleHead of HealthcareEmail addressemma.allen@gmmh.nhs.ukTelephone number01772 443421Additional contact information

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Important Information about working for GMMH:
All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.

NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) – If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.

GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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About Company

Company: Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Company Location:  Leyland

About Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust