Mental Healthcare Assistant – Maidstone

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A position has become available for an experienced and compassionate mental healthcare assistant in Maidstone, Kent. You will be joining a team in a new purpose-built specialist mental health hospital which is split into 4 wards facilitating 65 beds for adults requiring specialist secure, intensive and rehabilitation care. Our client is looking for a mental healthcare assistant who can assist with days or nights on a weekly basis.

As a mental healthcare assistant working for Meditemp you will have a fantastic opportunity to work within an established company specialising in mental healthcare.

Mental Healthcare Assistant essential skills:

  • Provide support to senior and nursing staff
  • Promote positivity
  • Observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Prepare and maintain patient records
  • Build and maintain professional and therapeutic relationships with patients and their families
  • Keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Manage and communicate sensitive information effectively and in accordance with legislation
  • Effective communication and team work skills

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • A minimum of 6 months recent experience as a hospital based mental healthcare assistant
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Physical Intervention training (valid within last 12 months)

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll

For more information or to apply please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email:

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy

Salary Value:
£10 - £17.85 p/h
Salary Type:
Hourly Rate

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