Health Care Assistant

Health Care Assistant

Posted by: Almas Birch | Date: 17th May 2022

Job Title: Healthcare Assistant

Location: Montague Court, 2 Montague Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9HR

Salary: £9.60 – £10.57 per hour plus enhancements (with incremental increases on completion of probation and annually thereafter)

Hours: Rotating Pattern of long day/night/weekend shifts

Job Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time/Part-Time

Options for Care provides mental health recovery services in Birmingham. The organisation delivers these services through two inpatient hospital units and one community recovery home. The organisational goal is to support service users to realise their potential with improvement and developments in the quality of life, leading to a gradual progression through the recovery pathway to eventual discharge.

Options for Care are looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants, for our existing hospital unit, Montague Court.

Montague Court is an 18-bed male long term mental health rehabilitation inpatient unit based in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants who have a genuine passion for working with people who have severe and enduring mental health diagnoses and are able to support our mission, vision and values.

Mission

· Realising Potential

Vision

· We offer best-practice interventions to enable personal recovery and wellbeing

Values

· The individual is at the heart of everything we do

· We inspire, stimulate and empower people to achieve and grow through compassionate, supportive and protective relationships

· We deliver and continuously evaluate high-quality service whilst respecting difference, promoting dignity and supporting the privacy of others

Principle responsibilities:

  • Fulfilling the role of Associate/Co-Worker under the supervision of a qualified nurse/clinician.
  • Assisting and assessing individuals with Activities of Daily Living; including personal hygiene, dietary intake, budget management, and so on; with due regard to the principle of recovery.
  • Helping individuals to maintain independence from others by assessing and assisting in the development of daily living, domestic, communication and social skills.
  • Promoting the physical health and wellbeing of service users through support and education and assisting qualified staff in the physical health monitoring, including monitoring blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiration, weight, and drug and alcohol screening (after appropriate training).
  • Maintaining a safe environment free from unnecessary hazards.
  • Reporting any abnormalities, accidents, untoward incidents or observations relating to care.
  • Ensuring that the dignity and privacy of service users is maintained.
  • Ensuring the promotion of issues of equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.
  • Ensuring effective communication pathways exist.
  • Under the supervision of a qualified team member, implementing and assisting with the evaluation of individual plans of care.
  • Reporting and recording the results of implemented plans of care in the appropriate and agreed format.
  • Under supervision and with appropriate training, taking a lead role in one or more aspects of care, i.e. Infection Control, Health & Safety.
  • Assisting senior staff in the planning and delivery of therapeutic and social activities for patients in the clinical area.
  • When necessary, accompaying/escorting service users as directed by senior staff.
  • Observe the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983, Children’s Act and Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult procedures.
  • Responsible for the promotion of carer and service user involvement within the service and for its provision.
  • Responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, under the guidance of the multidisciplinary team.

Benefits:

  • Hourly rate starting from £9.60 ph to 10.57 ph
  • Sick Pay
  • Shift Enhancements include 20% nights and 40% weekends
  • In addition to an annual pay review, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period.

The Government mandated requirement for all health and social care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) has been suspended.

Options for Care encourages the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations to protect individuals, colleagues, service users and communities as the best line of defence against COVID-19.

If you are interested in applying for the role, or if you require further information regarding the role or an informal discussion, please contact Perminder Bath, Head of HR, on 0121 523 5573 or Anita Douglas, Registered Manager on 0121 454 1129.

Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse

Posted by: Almas Birch | Date: 9th May 2022
Job Title: Staff Nurse Location: Montague Court, 2 Montague Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9HR Salary: £29,688 – £37,981 per annum, plus enhancements (with incremental increases on completion of probation and annually thereafter) Hours: Rotating Pattern of long day/night/weekend shifts Job Type: Permanent Working Pattern: Full Time/Part-Time Options for Care are looking to recruit Mental Health Nurses or suitably experienced Learning Disability Nurses, for our existing hospital unit, Montague Court. Montague Court is an 18-bed male long term complex care mental health inpatient unit based in Edgbaston, Birmingham. We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic nurses with a genuine passion for working with people who have severe and enduring mental health diagnoses and able to support our mission, vision and values. In addition to an annual cost of living pay increase, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these pay rises is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period. Options for Care have continually and successfully weathered the storm of COVID-19 alongside our health and social care colleagues. We recognise the value of our CQC-rated Good and Outstanding services lies in our exceptional and committed staff. For this reason, everyone has an individual wellbeing risk assessment followed by a personalised support plan. This ensures their continued wellbeing and attendance at work. Options for Care have ensured a constant supply of PPE throughout the pandemic. This has enabled staff to continue to safely work with service users supporting them in their progression along their recovery pathway. Despite the continued pandemic and significantly increased challenges, we maintain relationship-centred, best practice interventions, supporting people to improve their quality of life. They continue to work towards their personal goals whilst we maintain least restrictive principles. Mission Realising Potential Vision “We offer best practice interventions to enable personal recovery and wellbeing.” Values – “The individual is at the heart of everything we do.” – “We inspire, stimulate and empower people to achieve and grow through compassionate, supportive and protective relationships.” – “We deliver and continuously evaluate high quality service whilst respecting difference, promoting dignity and supporting the privacy of others.” You will deliver person centred care, supporting individuals towards community integration. We are continually developing and evolving our care pathway and use best practice outcome measures and assessment tools. Staff development, preceptorship (if required), support and supervision are in place alongside staff health benefits making Options for Care a welcoming and positive place to work. Benefits:
  • £3000 welcome bonus (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Shift Enhancements include 20% nights and 40% weekends
  • In addition to an annual pay review, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period.
  • Sick Pay
The Government mandated requirement for all health and social care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) by 1st April 2022 has been suspended. Options for Care encourages the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations to protect individuals, colleagues, patients and communities as the best line of defence against COVID-19. If you are interested in applying for the role, or if you require further information regarding the role or an informal discussion, please contact one of the following: · Perminder Bath, Head of HR, on 0121 523 5573 · Lee Johnson, Operations Director, on 0121 523 5573 or 07776 992 847
Deputy Manager

Deputy Manager

Posted by: Almas Birch | Date: 9th May 2022

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Location: Montague Court, 2 Montague Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9HR

Salary: £35,790 – £44,717 per annum, plus enhancements (with incremental increases on completion of probation and annually thereafter)

Hours: Rotating Pattern of long day/night/weekend shifts/bank holidays

Job Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time/Part-Time

Options for Care are looking to recruit a Deputy Manager across our existing hospital unit, Montague Court.

Montague Court is an 18-bed male long term complex care mental health inpatient unit based in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Options for Care supports service users along a recovery pathway using relationship-centred, best practice interventions and supports individuals in improving their quality of life while working towards their personal goals. Service user outcomes are measured using recognised assessment tools which allow us to evidence our objective of enabling individuals to move towards living in the least restrictive setting possible.

Options for Care continues to successfully weather the storm of COVID-19 alongside our health and social care colleagues. We recognise the value of our services lies in our exceptional and committed staff. For this reason, everyone has an individual wellbeing risk assessment accompanied by a personalised support plan.

This has enabled staff to continue to safely work with service users to support them in their progression along their recovery pathway. Despite the continued pandemic and significantly increased challenges, we maintain relationship-centred, best practice interventions to support people to improve their quality of life. They continue to work towards their personal goals whilst maintaining least restrictive principles.

Mission

  • Realising potential

Vision

  • We offer best practice interventions to enable personal recovery and wellbeing.

Values

  • The individual is at the heart of everything we do.
  • We inspire, stimulate and empower people to achieve and grow through compassionate, supportive and protective relationships.
  • We deliver and continuously evaluate high quality services whilst respecting difference, promoting dignity and supporting the privacy of others.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic mental health nurses who are able to work as part of the management team to deliver our mission, vision and values. You must be willing and confident to supervise and develop colleagues allowing them to deliver the best clinical services possible.

The successful candidates will have at least two years post-registration experience. You must have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and document accurately. You must be able to provide clinical leadership and assist the Registered Manager team in the overall management of the service. You must have knowledge of mental health recovery and assessment tools and be confident in supporting complex physical health needs and interventions. You will also be required to take part in the on-call duty management rota, and you will receive remuneration for this.

Staff development, support and supervision is in place alongside staff health benefits making Options for Care a welcoming and positive place to work. Management supervision will be provided by the Registered Manager.

Benefits:

  • £3000 welcome bonus (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Shift Enhancements include 20% nights and 40% weekends
  • In addition to an annual pay review, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period
  • Sick Pay

The Government mandated requirement for all health and social care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) by 1st April 2022 has been suspended.

Options for Care encourages the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations to protect individuals, colleagues, patients and communities as the best line of defence against COVID-19.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please email hr@optionsforcare.net or if you require further information regarding the role or an informal discussion, please contact one of the following:

  • Perminder Bath, Head of HR, on 0121 523 5573
  • Lee Johnson, Operations Director, on 0121 523 5573 or 07776 992 847

Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse

Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse

Posted by: Almas Birch | Date: 9th May 2022

Job Title: Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse

Location: Montague Court, 2 Montague Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9HR

Salary: £37,981 – £41,543 per annum, plus enhancements (with incremental increases on completion of probation and annually thereafter)

Hours: Rotating Pattern of long day/night/weekend shifts

Job Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time/Part-Time

Options for Care are looking to recruit Senior Registered Mental Health Nurses or suitably experienced Senior Learning Disability Nurses, for our existing hospital unit, Montague Court.

Montague Court is an 18-bed male long term complex care mental health inpatient unit based in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic nurses with a genuine passion for working with people who have severe and enduring mental health diagnoses and able to support our mission, vision and values.

In addition to an annual cost of living pay increase, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these pay rises is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period.

Options for Care have continually and successfully weathered the storm of COVID-19 alongside our health and social care colleagues. We recognise the value of our CQC-rated Good and Outstanding services lies in our exceptional and committed staff. For this reason, everyone has an individual wellbeing risk assessment followed by a personalised support plan. This ensures their continued wellbeing and attendance at work. Options for Care have ensured a constant supply of PPE throughout the pandemic.

This has enabled staff to continue to safely work with service users supporting them in their progression along their recovery pathway. Despite the continued pandemic and significantly increased challenges, we maintain relationship-centred, best practice interventions, supporting people to improve their quality of life. They continue to work towards their personal goals whilst we maintain least restrictive principles.

The post-holder will be required to support the wider clinical team and less experienced members of the clinical team through coaching, support and clinical leadership. They will be a clinical role model within the multidisciplinary team providing quality, evidence based nursing advice, support and care for service users with mental health needs and their carers within a multidisciplinary setting. The post-holder must understand and implement the mission, vision and values of the organisation.

Mission

Realising Potential

Vision

“We offer best practice interventions to enable personal recovery and wellbeing.”

Values

– “The individual is at the heart of everything we do.”

– “We inspire, stimulate and empower people to achieve and grow through compassionate, supportive and protective relationships.”

– “We deliver and continuously evaluate high quality service whilst respecting difference, promoting dignity and supporting the privacy of others.”

Benefits:

  • £3000 welcome bonus (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Shift Enhancements include 20% nights and 40% weekends
  • In addition to an annual pay review, Options for Care benefits from an incremental pay pathway linked to the appraisal process. The first of these is awarded following successful completion of a six-month probation period.
  • Sick Pay

The Government mandated requirement for all health and social care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) by 1st April 2022 has been suspended.

Options for Care encourages the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations to protect individuals, colleagues, patients and communities as the best line of defence against COVID-19.

If you are interested in applying for the role, or if you require further information regarding the role or an informal discussion, please contact one of the following:

· Perminder Bath, Head of HR, on 0121 523 5573

· Lee Johnson, Operations Director, on 0121 523 5573 or 07776 992 847