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Mental Health Care Assistant (MHCA) at Medacs Healthcare Nursing Jobs

Mental Health Care Assistant (MHCA)

Medacs Healthcare Nursing Jobs Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Part Time
£9.29 - £21 /Hour
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Client Name: Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust

Role: Band 2 Mental Health Care Assistant

Rates: £9.29 - £21.00 per hour

Shifts: Flexible hours, with shifts available throughout the day, night and at weekends.

Benefits:

Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
Competitive pay rates
First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
Next-day payroll
Block bookings in your favourite locations
Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
Revalidation support
24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

We are looking for a diligent, knowledgeable Mental Health Care Assistant with recent experience to come and join our team of healthcare professionals and specialists.

Working flexible shifts in hospitals, you will be providing constant monitoring and care for patients.

Working alongside a friendly, welcoming team of dedicated professionals, you will be utilising these resources to provide emergency treatment and ongoing medical care of the highest calibre to patients.

Culture and inclusion

As a valued carer, your happiness is of the utmost importance.

Development and opportunities

As a healthcare specialist, you will have access to a wide range of development and support packages to ensure you progress your skills and site specialities at every opportunity.

Skills focus

Working calmly across various high-pressure environments, you will be drawing on your quick-thinking abilities as well as your clinical knowledge and understanding. With responsibility for writing care plans, performing assessments and making referrals, alongside your clinical care tasks, this role will continuously challenge you to develop and consolidate your skills.

Patient focus

Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time. You will be carrying out essential tasks such as taking blood and undertaking patient observations for post-surgery patients as well as emergency admissions and planned admissions. Your calm, reassuring nature and methodical approach to tasks will ensure patients feel safe and reassured.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Mental Health Care Assistant, you will have:

quick thinking abilities
patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
excellent attention to detail
a methodical approach to tasks
excellent timekeeping
the ability to work well and under pressure
empathy and understanding
a flexible attitude
a desire to learn and improve
active listening skills
the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Band 2 Mental Health Care Assistant , you will:

Provide constant monitoring and care for patients
Safely identify, prepare, check, and assemble equipment
Duties as requested by the nurse

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

6 months recent relevant experience
You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

Culture and inclusion

So, if you are a Band 2 Mental Health Care Assistant and believe you have what it takes to be a part of the outstanding team, apply today.

Please call the Registration Team on (phone number removed) or click the apply button
 
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