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Healthcare Assistants

Salary on application | Barnet/Ridgeway |Permanent FT Ref: HCA001

Who can become a Healthcare Assistant? With Ellern Mede’s induction training and on the job support, all you need is to be a compassionate and caring person who enjoys supporting children and young people in hospital. Frequently, we find that people who have studied health and social care or psychology and who want useful experience in mental health care find working as a Healthcare Assistant is an excellent source of educational experience to further their career. Apart from having a competitive salary and flexible working, the greatest reward is in seeing the difference you make to the lives of young people and their families. You will need to be able to build trust and rapport with young people who have experienced severe trauma in their lives. You will need a non-judgemental approach and an ability to remain calm even in difficult situations.

We have three hospitals – two in north London (Mill Hill and Barnet) and one in Moorgate Road, Rotherham.

Ellern Mede has a strong reputation as the leader in delivering recovery from eating disorders. You will be working with among the most expert team of clinicians in this field in the world. The primary qualities we look for are:

  • compassion
  • commitment to patient care
  • willingness to learn
  • a positive warm manner with patients and their families
  • observation and communication skill

We offer sector-leading staff benefits such as education and holiday fund, training and competitive remuneration. To have your CV on file with us, please fill in our online form. Mainly, we recruit for full time permanent positions. Very occasionally, we may have a requirement for a person whose availability is for part time work and usually we only appoint to part time after a period of full time work. To find out more call Alexandra Morosanu on 0203 209 7900 #426


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