Adult Health Care Assistant

Veritas Education Recruitment
Chorley, UK
10 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: 11HLTHCR4

Location: Chorley - Preston

Role: Healthcare Assistant

Vacancy Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour

Hours: Ad Hoc Basis

We provide quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Veritas. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

The home is set in the heart of Preston, located close to the M65 and accessible to public transport. The Client you will be assisting is in residential treatment and needs around the clock support and help. You will be incorperated into a team of 6 where you will be working 1:1 with the client. You will be required to have a strong day and outpatient programme including a range of therapeutic approaches such as CBT, Interpersonal Therapy, Psycho-education, Art Psychotherapy and EMDR.

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Healthcare Assistants to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.

What we'd like from you:

- Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
- L2 or L3 in Health and Social
- A strong sense of responsibility
- Reliable & trustworthy
- Willingness to learn
- Effective communication skills
- Flexibility and strong "can do" attitude
- Quality orientation

What we'd like to give you:

- A competitive salary
- Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Staff dining room with subsidised meals
- Enhanced Maternity Pay In line with NHS

If you feel if you meet the criteria above, then please apply with your most recent CV!


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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