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Health Care Assistant

  • Job reference: EL148
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Health Care Assistants (HCA) for a fantastic opportunity to join specialist Mental Health PEWS services based in Essex within the NHS.

Applicant must be a car driver as you will need occasional conduct home visits.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £12ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full time or Part Time
*Between Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties:
The team offers support for people women in the Antenatal and Postnatal period to promote positive emotional wellbeing during pregnancy as well as offering support to women who have pre-existing mental health issues which may place them at a higher risk of experiencing emotional symptoms during pregnancy and after birth.
The service aims to prevent:
*Postnatal depression

You will be supporting the Perinatal Practitioner nurses by carrying out buddy visits as well as home visits alone where appropriate.
You will be required to liaise with other professionals and complete various other support tasks as and when required.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to