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Generic Inpatient Local Services
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
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West London Mental Health NHS Trust
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Various Inpatient Local Services
Generic Inpatient Local Services
£18,957 - £21,710 per annum inclusive
26/08/2017 23:59
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Healthcare Assistant

Band 2

Healthcare Assistant Band 2, Inpatient Local Services

West London Mental Health Trust provides a full range of local mental health services to the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow as well as specialist and forensic mental health services, including high secure services to a much wider catchment area. We are an exciting and progressive Trust who are transforming and developing our services to ensure we can meet the needs of our local population. We are part of a supportive and well integrated mental health service that benefits from an intelligent and professionally mature workforce. We have strong links with other key services including the Recovery Teams, Assessment Team, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Duty Team and the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Teams (CATT) .

We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic band 2 Healthcare Assistants who are looking for a new challenge to work within Lakeside Mental Health Unit. Your role within the team would be to help support and implement treatment plans for service users under the care of the ward. Candidates will need to demonstrate some understanding of the needs of services users who are experiencing a mental health crisis. You also have to be motivated and have the experience of working with acutely unwell service users.

In return, we are able to offer you an excellent and rewarding experience. You will be provided regular supervision, development programme and training opportunities, both in-house and external. You will receive an extensive induction prior to starting work. This includes training in the Prevention and management of violence and aggression.

• All staff are required to work a shift pattern and will receive enhanced pay for unsociable hours.

We have vacancies at the Lakeside Mental Health Unit based on the West Middlesex Hospital Site on:
Grosvenor Ward – Admission Ward for women
Finch Ward – Recovery Ward for women
Kingfisher Ward – Admission Ward for men
Kestrel Ward – Recovery Ward for men
For discussion regarding the role/ward or arrange a visit please contact:
Ashraf Ruhomaun, Kingfisher Ward Manager on 07590616045
Suzanne Hughes, Grosvenor Ward Manager on 07812745718
Deborah Nicol Finch Ward Manager on 07710147907

Augustus Malahleka – Kestrel Ward Manager on 07904459265
We would be delighted to hear from interested individuals who want to understand more about our mental health services and the Healthcare Assistant role.

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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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