Psychology Support Worker job in Newbury at Elysium Healthcare Limited

Psychology Support Worker

Company: Elysium Healthcare Limited

Location: Thatcham UK

Date Posted:Sep 07, 2017

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life. Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients. Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40services strategically placed across England and Wales.Thornford Park Hospital – part of Elysium Healthcare – is an independent 133 bed hospital set in 23 acres of parkland on the outskirts of Newbury, Berkshire.  We provide services for male patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) who require care in conditions of medium and low security. Thornford Park offers long-term treatment and rehabilitation to men with enduring mental disorders and forensic histories, and who present with multiple problems, challenging behaviour, high risk behaviour and complex needs. Annual salary:£18,340Hours per week: 37.5 Our Psychology Support Worker role involves: Assisting qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plansUndertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the well-being, dignity and treatment of all patientsProviding practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities, ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislationObserving and monitoring the well-being of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriateDeveloping and maintaining a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitorsResponding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiriesProviding a link between the nursing team and the ward psychologistPromoting psychological interventions at ward levelFacilitating group/individual work under the supervision of the psychology department  To be successful as a Psychology Support Worker, you’ll need: Undergraduate Psychology degree (BSc/BA)Well-developed observational and listening skillsExperience is desirable but not required as basic training will be provided.  About our benefits In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:   25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) Life Assurance Free meals while on duty Employee Assistance Services Continuous learning and development Childcare vouchersCareer development Voluntary Benefits  View full job description
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