Healthcare Assistant


Company 

Elysium Healthcare

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£23,693 Per Annum

Job Requirements/Description

Are you a naturally caring experienced Healthcare Assistant in the UK, looking for your career to be fulfilling, where you're valued, recognised and supported?

If you want to make a positive difference to the lives of others and change lives for the better, then join the team at Spring Wood Lodge in Leeds as a Healthcare Assistant and experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

You'll have access to a range of training and development options to help you achieve your career aspirations, while working as part of a supportive and friendly team in a culture built on kindness and teamwork.

What you will be doing

You will join an inclusive and supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with Mental Health conditions, using your knowledge and skills to help people along their recover pathway towards leading a valued and fulfilled life.

Your day-to-day will include ward rounds, analysing behaviours and adapting care accordingly with colleagues, updating patient records, and providing overall care and support, which may include assisting with personal hygiene.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve because of your involvement, knowing that you've made someone's life better.

The shift pattern is 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week including nights and weekends. 37.5 hours per week at our newly opened PICU ward.

Where you will be working

Location: 1 Towngate Close, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 9PQ

You will be working at Spring Wood Lodge, a service that supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness.

They may not have had their needs met in a general psychiatric service including acute inpatient units, community mental health teams or community personality disorder service. Working as part of a team, you will focus on active rehabilitation with a view to achieving sustainable discharge.

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £23,693
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

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.

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.

Company 

Elysium Healthcare

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£23,693 Per Annum

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