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Healthcare Assistant

Priory Group

Job Description

The Priory Highbank Centre specialises in complex neuro-disability, including care of tracheostomy and mechanical ventilated patients.   You would be part of our dedicated interdisciplinary team who offer evidence based patient centred care and therapy to help patients maximise their physical, emotional and social potential.

Job Advert Role Description

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 a contributory pension scheme, paid sick leave (after qualifying period), generous annual leave entitlement, subsidised meals, free parking & corporate benefit packages.

This is a supportive and friendly place to work, with really strong emphasis on teamwork, communication and mutual respect demonstrated by our Investors in People Gold Award this year.

For an informal discussion or find out how to apply please contact Human Resources on 01706 829540.

Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasis the Unit's commitment to the safeguarding of it's service users.

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
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata for part time
  • 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
  • Free Parking
  • Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay inline with NHS
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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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