About the job
Partnerships in Care is one of the UK's leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.
Kent House is a 12-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 - 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.
The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.
- Take all possible precautions to safeguard the welfare and safety of staff young people and visitors.
- Ensure that the boundaries of confidentiality are maintained at all times.
- Ensure that all confidential information about young people, personnel, suppliers etc., is used only in connection with their duties as authorised and ensures that such information is kept secure and out of reach of unauthorised persons.
- Ensure that any incidents or accidents are reported and recorded in accordance with Kent House Hospital guidelines.
- To assist in the completion of audits
- Maintain a working environment that promotes team effort and encourages initiative and innovation in the delivery of patient care.
- To ensure all documentation is completed
- To wear correct uniform and PPE's required for individual tasks.
- Will maintain high professional standards at all times.
Education, Training and Development
- Will attend as and when required any statutory and mandatory training.
- Will attend any other training courses provided for performance development within the context of the role.
Skills and Knowledge
Good communication skills
Ability to work flexibility
Basic Literacy skills
Common sense approach to problem solving.
Basic numeracy skills
Motivation and initiative
Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.
The role includes working weekends and bank holidays as per rota
- Education to GCSE Standard
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.