If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then a Healthcare Assistant at Thornford Park could be the right choice for you.
Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private sector, you'll receive training to join the team, where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.
It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
What you will be doing
You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with mental health conditions. Whether you have experience as a Support Worker, Healthcare assistant or Care assistant you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people lead a valued and fulfilled life.
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; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week because of you.
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. Who doesn't like a free massage at work?
With a huge range of courses that will 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.
The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.
Where you will be working
Location: Thornford Park, Crookham Hill, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 8ET
You will be working at Thornford Park, a 130 bedded independent hospital which supports service users that require medium and low secure Forensic Mental Health Services. In addition to these services there is also a PICU Mental Health Service.
The service provides a seamless internal care pathway supporting and empowering people in their recovery and rehabilitation.Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will provide personalised assessment and treatment programmes for males with mental illness/complex care needs as well as those with personality disorder, and females and males in a PICU service.
What you will get
Annual salary of £18,525 plus £1,619 location allowance
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
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 a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
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.