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Mental Health Care Assistant (Adolescent) – Manchester

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Mental Health Care Assistant (Adolescent) – Manchester

Reference: 9929
Date posted: 01.12.2022
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Greater Manchester
Temporary/ locum
£22,000 - £28,000 (Annual)
Band 2, Band 3, Band 4
Sub-sector
Mental Health
Professions
Healthcare assistant
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Pulse Nursing are delighted to offer Mental Health Care Assistants new shift opportunities in Greater Manchester. You will be working with children that have mental health traumas and complex needs. Your role will include safeguarding and building relationships with these young people who have gone through significant changes and ordeals within their lives.

This is a temporary role with potential to become permanent. The team are extremely supportive, and training is available to ensure safety and consistent levels of care are provided to these young people.

Pulse Nursing are offering a number of shifts, flexible across day and night hours in friendly and welcoming teams.  

Salary ranges of £22,000.00 – £28,000.00 p/a (Full time equivalent)

Mental Health Care Assistant responsibilities includes:

  • Previous experience within residential children’s home who have complex mental health needs 
  • Working across a variety of shift patterns which include nights
  • Ability to adapt to challenging and escalating situations
  • Restraint Training is essential (full 3-5 day face-to-face PMVA/MAPA training must be demonstrated and dated within a year. PMVA training can be arranged with us.
  • Ability to fully comply with Care Plans and Procedures and not deviate from these to ensure protection of the child and yourself 
  • Have a passion for children’s care and be committed to making positive outcomes and impacts in their life 

Mental Health Care Assistant Role Requirements: 

  • NMC Registration 6 months
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in a Mental Health setting – able to provide 2 references for verification
  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • To meet our framework compliance requirements including DBS, and Occupational Health and Updated CV
  • Right to work within the UK – proof will be required 

As a Mental Health Care Assistant, the benefits for you are:  

  • Weekly Pay 
  • Holiday pay for PAYE workers 
  • Free PMVA Training in Manchester
  • A range of payment options: PAYE, PSC/LTD and Umbrella
  • Our online app to view and book shifts 24/7, helping to manage your availability and view pay rates
  • Access to additional voluntary free high-quality training and development
  • Free uniform
  • Uncapped Recommend a Friend scheme – earn up to £500 per referral  

 

If you are interested and are looking for an interesting and challenging new role to add to your career, look no further and apply now! Please also email: maria.manford@pulsejobs.com for further information regarding the role and the client. 


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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