Healthcare Assistant in Cambridge
... If caring for other people comes naturally and you are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference to the lives of people in need, then join the team at St Neots Neurological Centre as a...
If caring for other people comes naturally and you are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference to the lives of people in need, then join the team at St Neots Neurological Centre as a Healthcare Assistant and provide care and support for people with neurological conditions in a residential environment.
Whether you are looking to start a new career in healthcare or are already an experienced Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker through the NHS or private sector you’ll receive all necessary training where you’ll work together and be valued and supported
There’s flexibility on offer, with full time, part time, weekend hours and bank opportunities at our service. Part time hours are commenced after completing a 2 week full time induction at the service.
What you will be doing
As a Healthcare Assistant you will join a supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with neurological conditions.
Residents at St Neots Neurological Centre have varying needs, from being able to manage some of their own needs and learning new skills to increase their level of independence, to being fully reliant. This includes personal care involving washing, dressing, shaving and helping with continence needs. Helping residents to eat is also a big part of the daily routine, we do also care for patients with challenging behaviours.
There’s plenty of fun to be had too, through supporting patients to take part in regular community activities, like accessing local leisure centres, and supporting residents to shop and budget, to also supporting patients to engage with activities within the hospital. We have a full therapy team at the service which our Healthcare assistants help and support with other fun activities like cooking, baking and using sensory equipment. Its these precious moments that are most rewarding and make it all worthwhile.
Overall, as a Healthcare Assistant at St Neots you will use your knowledge and skills to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.
The full time permanent shifts work on 5 shifts one week and 2 shifts the following week. We are also offering part time permanent roles at the weekend as well as Night shifts.
Where you will be working
Location: Howitts Lane, Eynesbury, St Neots, Cambridge, Pe19 2JA
Join the team at St Neots Hospital providing care, therapeutic and rehabilitation pathways for those affected by a neurological or mental health condition for which challenging behaviour may be the leading impairment.
St Neots Hospital is located in the centre of town and provides assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and complex care for both males and females suffering from a broad range of neurological conditions, which is provided by a highly experienced team based on site. We have four separate wards within the hospitals which you would be based on.
What you will get
You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities, plus a huge range of courses to help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
- Annual salary from £20,378
- Full or part time contracts available
- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
- Free meals and parking
- Wellbeing support and activities
- Career development and training
- Pension contribution
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced Maternity Package
- Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.
Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.
The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
- Type of Contract
- Graduate jobs
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- Profession type
- Health / Medical
- Full UK/EU driving license preferred
- Car Preferred
- Must be eligible to work in the EU
- Cover Letter Required
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