An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the busy South Derbyshire and South Dales Older Adult CMHT.
As a Band 3 Nursing Assistant, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with those individuals living with both functional and/or organic illnesses.
Our Nursing Assistants work closely with the Nurses and Occupational Therapists, who will set clear plans of care to be followed.
You will be supporting service users in the community who have organic and/or functional illnesses, and will receive regular, robust clinical and management supervision.
Personal development is encouraged.
Due to the nature of the role, the ability to travel across a large geographical area is necessary.
The teams operational hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Main duties of the job
The role will include supporting individuals with Activities of Daily Living, role modelling for carers, confidence building, anxiety management techniques, supporting with graded exposure, socialisation and life history work.
There is also the requirement to undertake physical health observations including Blood Pressure, Pulse, Oxygen Saturation, Temperature and Weight monitoring. Training is provided for this.
This role is to support into our South Dales Team who are based at St Oswald’s Hospital, Ashbourne.
This is a unique role covering diverse communities of both rural and small town populations and helping to try and manage the challenges that this can bring.
We work closely with families and communities, we link in with both other statutory and voluntary organisations in order to provide our service user with the very best care and outcomes.
The South and Dales OA CMHT is a welcoming, inclusive and diverse working environment.
Derbyshire Healthcare is unable to sponsor international applicants in this role. You can find out more about how you can work in the UK by visiting Work in the UK – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Join ‘Team Derbyshire Healthcare’ and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ‘making a positive difference in people’s lives’.
CQC rated us as ‘GOOD’ overall, commenting on how our colleagues “treated patients with compassion and kindness” and “felt positive and proud about working for the trust.”
- Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
- 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years’ service
- Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
- Generous NHS pension scheme
- Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
- Health service discounts and online benefits
- Incremental pay progression
- Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
- Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
- Health and wellbeing opportunities
Structured learning and development opportunities
07 February 2023
Agenda for change
£21,730 to £23,177 a year pa, pro rata
St Oswald’s Hospital
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- To be trained to the standard of Level III NVQ in Health/Social Care or equivalent
- Basic IT skills
- Good communication skills, verbal and written
- Able to accept direction from senior personnel.
- Able to work as part of a team.
- Able to work on own initiative, being aware of own limitations.
- Knowledge of the issues faced by people of all ages with severe mental illness.
- Experience of working (either paid or voluntary) on a one-to-one basis with health & social care service users
- Experience of liaising with a range of health & social care service
- Experience of working with adults/older adults with mental health needs