Mental Health Care Assistant - Bournemouth

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At Pulse Nursing South West we’re looking for Mental Health Care Assistants  to care, on a 1:1 basis, for vulnerable patients in a busy general hospital in Bournemouth.

This is a 700-bed hospital and you’ll be ‘specialling’ – that is, working specifically with one patient who may be in any of the hospital units.  You could be looking after an elderly, frail patient, someone with a learning disability or a patient having an acute mental health episode.   The level of support required will have been assessed by the Mental Health team and you will be fully supported throughout your shift.

To work with Pulse as a Mental Health Healthcare Assistant you need:

  • 6 months’ experience within a mental health unit in the last 12 months
  • To be able to provide 2 clinical references

Pulse is a leading provider of health and social care staffing in the UK and overseas.   We support NHS Trusts and private sector organisations, placing healthcare professionals in temporary, permanent and contract roles – over 5,000 people work for us every day.

Why work for Pulse?   We offer the following:

  • Flexible work opportunities to fit in with your life
  • Friendly and helpful office staff
  • Ipoint app so you can update availability, book shifts, access payslips 24/7
  • Operational and clinical support 24/7
  • Daily payroll service
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme*
  • Fast-track registration bonus*

*Terms & conditions apply

For more information about this opportunity and to find out about shifts in other specialties please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV or, alternatively, call us and speak to one of our dedicated Recruitment Consultants.

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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