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Healthcare Assistant

Priory Group
Milton Keynes

Job Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Chadwick Lodge and Eaglestone View is a medium and low secure service, providing personalised assessment and treatment programmes for male & female service users with complex care needs, histories of offending, along with those who may have failed in previous placements.

The combination of medium secure and low secure wards, provide a seamless internal care pathway, supporting and empowering service users in their recovery and rehabilitation. At each stage of their recovery pathway, our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively with service users to deliver personalised treatment programmes. Service users are given the opportunity to develop new skills, optimise functioning, and improve quality of life and progress towards the least restrictive setting and to independence.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Health Care Assistants to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.

What we’d like from you:

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Willingness to learn
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • Quality orientation

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Location allowance up to £1,667
  • £1000 Welcome to Priory
  • An extra £500 after your first 6 Months
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
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About us

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.

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Chadwick Lodge & Eaglestone, Chadwick Drive, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LS

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