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Healthcare Assistant


WhatJobs UK


Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Please note that we have the below employment options available:

Part-Time Healthcare Assistant (3 shifts per week) - 19,536
Full-Time Healthcare Assistant 1(37.5 hours per week) - 21,547 - 22,547 DOE
If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference to the lives of young people and adults with mental health conditions, then join the team at Potters Bar Clinic as a Healthcare Assistant.

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.

If you are looking to start a new career as a Healthcare Assistant, then watch this interactive video to gain insights into the reality of working in this environment. Its highly rewarding but can be quite challenging and different to what you might expect.
It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping young people improve and lead a fulfilled life. 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. Whether you have experience as a Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, 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. There's also a big focus on career development with a huge range of courses to help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends (3 months of the year on nights on average), 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week with a 1 hour unpaid break. On a Full-Time Contract you will work Wednesday, Thursday and Friday one week and then Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday the following week on a 2-week rolling Rota. Shift times are 7.15am - 7.45pm

Where you will be working

Location: 190 Barnet Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 2SE

Our Potters Bar Clinic comprises two acute mental health wards for adult men and women and two CAMHS Tier 4 low secure wards for young people aged 13-18.
Potters Bar Clinic is located in a residential area, only one minute drive from the M25 and a short bus ride from Potters Bar Train Station - with a bus stop right outside, making it an easy commute for most.

What you will get

21,547-22,547 DOE
250 yearly retention bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
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 over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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.

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