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Beverley House is a 24-bedded rehabilitation hospital for women over the age of 18, situated in the heart of the community in Birmingham.
Patients admitted to Beverley House may be informal or detained under the Mental Health Act with a primary diagnosis of mental illness and personality disorder with complex needs
Support service users to attend and gain new experiences within their local community to aid in their recovery and to enable them to live independently once discharged from hospital.
Support and assist service users with personal care as identified in agreed plans of care
Act as a key-worker for a service user, with support from the RMN
Establish and maintain relationships with service users which will complement and contribute to the care programme and create a pleasant environment in which to live
Contribute to the daily running of the hospital, e.g. shopping, cleaning and involving residents to the limits of their ability in all aspects of normal daily living.
Accompany residents on shopping trips and outings
Possess the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations with the use of effective communication skills
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
• Education to GCSE Standard or equivalent
• NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.
• Previous experience of healthcare in a similar setting would be an advantage
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:
• 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
• Extra Service Annual leave awards
• Career development – progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
• A contributory pension scheme
• Life assurance
• Private medical insurance
• Free meals/refreshments when on duty
• Free car parking
• Flexible Benefits Packages
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.