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Health Care Assistant - Band 3

Band 3

Main area
HCA
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
306-ENFDN-HCA-RL-RP1
Town
Enfield
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum plus outer London HCAS
Closing
21/09/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

 

’Healthcare Assistant – Band 3

BEH is a multiple award-winning combined mental health and community Trust, providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. We are proud to be rated GOOD by CQC

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Community Health Care assistant to join the District Nursing Service in Enfield. You will be an experienced carer, preferably with an NVQ 3 and experience of working in people’s own homes. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a range of health professionals and informal carers .You will be working as part of a District Nursing Team, providing high quality nursing care to patients in their own homes. ECS reflects an integrated approach that has been designed in response to the changing needs of the local population, with a special emphasis being placed on the proactive vision of care for patients in the community setting.

Previous experience of working with elderly patients in the community would be an advantage. You will be providing support and undertake agreed nursing duties under the supervision of the Registered Nurses, in addition have the ability to work independently. There will be support for you to develop and acquire valuable skills which will enable you to provide excellent care to patients whilst visiting them at home and clinic.

We offer Induction programme for new staff and encourage staff to participate in our varied development programme. You will find satisfaction in helping patients to manage their own health needs in the community and will be able to work alongside other health and social care professionals to ensure that patients in Enfield receive the best possible care.

You will need to have computer skills, although training will be provided for specific programmes.

As you will be visiting patients in their own homes you will need access to transport and have a Full UK driving licence.

This vacancy will close once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Nihinlola Akinyemi  (Lola) Area Manager District Nursing, (West Locality)

Email: lola.akinyemi@nhs.net

Tel: 020 8702 4545

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