Health Care Assistant

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 07/12/2023
    Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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    South West


    We believe and are committed to providing opportunities to all people including those with ‘Lived Experience’.

    We encourage applications from all background including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.

    In this role you will work within an integrated healthcare framework to deliver high standards of nursing care and psychosocial interventions to patients admitted to the service according to their clinical needs, in line with relevant clinical protocols, policies and evidence based practice.

    You will support the medical team in monitoring and accurately reporting on the general physical, mental and psychological health and well-being of clients as required for medical detox. You will support the medical team to encourage behaviour change in the context of the 12 Step Treatment Programme and health promotion.

    At times you may be required to carry out brief crisis interventions dependent on medical or mental health need. You may be required to attend community meetings and deliver the code of conduct meetings explaining expectations of behaviour and rationale for these boundaries.

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