Band 3 Healthcare Assistant - Acute

Location Lancashire
Job type Contract
Salary £12.70 - £13.00 per hour
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Sanctuary Health is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 3 Acute Healthcare Assistant to fill a role within a Home Treatment Team and Mental Health Liaison Team based in North Lancashire.

The pay rates for this locum Healthcare Assistant job is £12.70 - £13 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 4-month contract.

Duties of the Healthcare Assistant:

  • Responsible for own accurate documentation completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure activity data is recorded in databases.
  • Undertake administrative tasks, including the maintenance and production of records, reports and statistics as required.
  • To clearly communicate with Service User's and Carer's, actively listen to establish an understanding of their needs, enabling them to make informed decisions about their care.
  • Interacting with Service Users which may involve providing information and using skills to overcome barriers in an empathic and re-assuring manner
  • To ensure that they are informing/updating all members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, MHLT and HTT colleagues, acute trust staff (at RLI), Service Users and appropriate others of changes involving current operational care plans, progress, mental state and bio psychosocial factors in line with best practice.
  • Provide emotional and relational support to patients, at either base (MHUAC and RLI- Wards and Accident and Emergency Department).
  • To support patients who may or may not display symptoms of Covid 19, following trust policies and procedures regarding social distancing and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • To wear scrubs/uniform/own clothing and bring separate clothing to change into following shift
  • To provide telephone support for patients making contact for support through the HTT
  • To accompany practitioners on home visits where identified

Requirements of the Healthcare Assistant:

  • Recent UK experience within a similar role
  • Previous experience of clinical healthcare role
  • Previous Healthcare Assistant experience


This Healthcare Assistant job is advertised by Nathan Irons; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.