Health Care Assistant

Ad Warrior

Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
£25147 per annum
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13 February 2024

Health Care Assistant

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Location: Surrey

Salary: A£25.147 per annum.

Are you passionate about helping people and looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work for a company where you are valued and be a person who can make a difference?

We are The Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often-interlinked cycles of crime and addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

The Role

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of high standards of daily treatments and supporting service users in their recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Working as part of an integrated substance misuse team to deliver both clinical and psychosocial interventions at HMP Downview.

The post-holder will work in conjunction with the registered nurses to provide brief interventions, prescribed drug treatments, crisis interventions and all aspects of nursing care and be required to manage a case load of clients; providing them with appropriate harm reduction advice and guidance, developing recovery-based care plans and delivering structured 1:1 and group work sessions.

The service is delivered 7 days a week with flexible working on a rota basis.

Skills & Qualifications

* 6 months experience minimum working in a healthcare setting
* Experience of working with patients/service users in front line services
* Driven to provide high quality clinical assessment and treatment.
* Ability to work with vulnerable adults presenting complex needs.
* As we recognise this role is advertised as full time, we would also consider part time applications.


Alongside Simply Health coverage, and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:

* Training opportunities and career development
* Flexible working
* Employee Wellbeing Days (3 x days in addition to annual leave entitlement)
* Electric Car Scheme
* Crisis Loan Scheme
* Access to Blue Light Card
* Simply Health packages
* Season Ticket Loan Scheme
* Cycle to work scheme.
* 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
* Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
* Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
* Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for The Forward Trust, please proceed through the following link to be redirected to their website where you can complete your application.


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