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Health Care Assistant Mental Health

  • Job reference: HCA1
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant to work in Telford within the NHS. This is a temporary agency contract working within a Mental health team.

Must be MAPA Trained

Monday to Friday 9-5

* To assist qualified nurses in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the evidence based care required, including health promotion for a named service user/group
* To assist qualified nurses in the setting of quality standards, including the monitoring and reviewing in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy.
* Responsible for reporting and recording any changes in the service users mental/physical/emotional/ state in the care plan, and to the qualified nurse/nurse in charge.
* Working to the direction of the qualified nurse to ensure that the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 are observed, adhered to and implemented.
* Support the qualified nurse in engaging service user's and carer's involvement with the service.
* To assist qualified nurses in the establishment of therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence based therapeutic interventions with appropriate boundaries.
* To take a lead role in the development and provision of social/therapeutic activities for service user's.
* To escort service users as required under the guidance and supervision of the qualified nurse.
* Assist service users in meeting their Activities of daily living.
* Perform delegated clinical/non clinical duties without the need for direct supervision.
* To participate in multi-professional reviews and team meetings.

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