Highbank is a specialist centre providing care and rehabilitation for adults and children with an acquired brain injury. We are part of the Priory Group of companies with different sites around the UK.
The Priory Highbank Centre is one of two sites. The Walmersley Unit is on Walmersley Road, and our other site is on Walshaw Road, Bury and is known as the Elton Unit.
There are Four Wards between both sites as follows:
The Elton Unit - continuing care for complex neuro disability
The Walmersley Unit - neuro rehabilitation for adults
Lynne House - respite/long term care for children with neurological impairment
Robinson House - rehabilitation and recovery for gentlemen with severe and enduring mental health issues
To meet growing demand for its services, the Company is now looking for experienced and enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants to join the Priory Highbank Centre in Bury.
Successful applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and caring in nature to work with the complex and diverse needs of our patients.
The role will involve: -
Providing a high standard of compassionate care to patients who require assistance with their activities of daily living. Working with patients with highly complex needs that require skill, patience and commitment and will involve new learning due to the specialism.
Working as part of an interdisciplinary team contributing positively to ensure the implementation of patient-centred care and rehabilitation plans. Compliance with all relevant and mandatory training to ensure best practice.
The role will require individuals to work flexibly, undertaking shift work including nights and weekends.
This is a highly specialised field and can present challenges, therefore a full induction programme and extensive in-service training will be provided.
The rewards are attractive too. All staff enjoy:
• Paid sick leave (after qualifying period)
• Access to regular clinical supervision
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Subsidised meals
• Free parking
• Corporate benefit package
• Birthday leave
• Contributory pension scheme
• Training in specialist skills
• Career progression ladder
• Enhanced overtime rates
• Awards for Long Service
This is a supportive and friendly place to work, with a really strong emphasis on teamwork, communication and mutual respect.
Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the Unit's commitment to the safeguarding of its service users.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.