Health Care Assistant - Mental Health In-Patient Services
The service provides a high quality, safe, and supportive environment in order to care for patients, staff, relatives and general public. Rehabilitation and discharge planning for the return to the community is an integral part of treatment and providing longer term inpatient care where indicated. The Inpatient Nursing Auxiliary works in a multi-disciplinary team and participates as a co-worker in care plan reviews and 1-1 meetings. This role provides support to registered staff within the team, assisting and, where appropriate, facilitating therapeutic interventions and group work with patients. The Inpatient Nursing Auxiliary works with patients on 1-1 basis and escorts patients within hospital sites and also within the community. These activities are unsupervised and there is a requirement to use initiative to deal with situations or issues that may arise. The Inpatient Nursing Auxiliary is the Patients' advocate where this is required. The role operates within a range of national and local policies, procedural guidelines and is also within legislation including: Human Rights Legislation: National Mental Health Legislation: Adults with Incapacity Legislation: Adult Support and Protection Legislation and Health and Safety at Work. It would be desirable if you have an SVQIII in healthcare or relevant experience within a caring environment and that you are willing to take the SVQIII course. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 27th April 2018.