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Mental Health - Healthcare Assistant

Job Title: Mental Health - Healthcare Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Essex, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
REF: MHHCA Essex_1506338820
Contact Name: Georgia Merryweather
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

4Healthcare are currently recruiting for Mental Health - Healthcare Assistants (MH-HCAs) to work within Essex.

If you're a HCA with experience working in the Mental Health Field looking for a temporary or permanent HCA job then you've found the right agency for you.

The role is based within the NHS Trust and recent experience is essential. We offer flexible shift patterns making sure they meet the needs of the ward and if possible, to suit your work-home life balance. These roles are accessible in the NHS in settings such as hospitals and community centres.

Candidates will be expected to work calmly and effectively in a fast-paced environment, as well as communicate well with other members of staff and patients. Duties will include washing and dressing, feeding, helping mobilise patients, Toileting, bed making and generally assisting patients with comfort their conditions.

We will offer you:

  • Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay
  • Organised Local Interviews
  • Free Uniform
  • Passionate dedicated consultants
  • Efficient Compliance Service
  • Contactable 24-hour Support
  • A dedicated Umbrella Company who offer indemnity insurance and a loyalty reward scheme
  • An outstanding referral scheme

What we will need from you:

  • Basic observation skills (Blood pressure, Pulse and Temperature)
  • Hold an enhanced DBS
  • MAPPA/PMVA Training
  • 3 years' references
  • 6 months' experience working within a hospital environment.

We work on an NHS framework as a preferred supplier, supplying to a range of Hospitals in and around Lincolnshire, so we can offer you a variety of placements if this role is not right for you.

At 4HealthCare we take pride in providing the highest quality of care from our healthcare professionals. We offer great rates of pay and professional growth opportunities which is why a large proportion of our staff have worked with us for a long time.

If you are a Mental Health Healthcare Assistant and would like to express your interest please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445 or emailing on Enquiries@

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