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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Priory Group

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

The Priory Hospital Keighley is a 43 bed specialist provider of slow stream psychiatric rehabilitation for both males and females 18+ who may/may not be liable to detention under the MHA (1983, amended 2007) we also providsde a 9 bed specialist Dementia service for older adults. We work within the CPA framework, supported by a full MDT.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants. The successful candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, be flexible and self motivated to work in this unique and sometimes challenging environment.

Duties will involve all aspects of care for our patients who have a combination of mental and physical illnesses.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of care plans.
  • Observes and monitors the well being of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, emotional or mental occurrences are promptly referred to a senior nurse.
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patient, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.

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
  • 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
  • Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay inline with NHS

You will be required to work days and night shifts including weekends to meet to needs of the hospital. As well as working for a stable employer, other benefits include a competitive salary, training opportunities, a contributory pension scheme, regular supervision, subsidised meals and JUST drive scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact Linda Wilson, HR administrator on 01535 657 350.

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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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Priory Hospital Keighley, 2 Burley Court, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6TU

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