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Band 3 HCA with Mental Health Specialisms

Reference JOB-27641

Location Derry

Job Type Temporary

Category Healthcare Assistants

We have an urgent need for Band 3 HCA’s, particularly those that specialise in Mental Health, in the Grangewood Hospital. Employed through TTM Healthcare, a Tier 1 provider, you will assume a crucial role in delivering compassionate care tailored to our patients’ specific needs. We are actively seeking candidates with a minimum of 12 months of experience in acute mental health care settings, particularly those inclined towards morning or day shifts.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Clinical Proficiency: Demonstrate advanced clinical skills pertinent to mental health care, encompassing the observation of mental health indicators, facilitating therapeutic interventions under supervision, and assisting in managing complex patient care scenarios.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are paramount. Band 3 Healthcare Assistants specializing in Mental Health should adeptly collaborate with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, patients, and their families to ensure holistic and empathetic care delivery.
  • Autonomy: Exhibit a high level of autonomy in executing assigned duties and responsibilities, showcasing the capability to make informed decisions within the parameters of the role, particularly in mental health crisis situations.
  • Adaptability: Possess flexibility and responsiveness to the evolving needs of mental health patients and the healthcare team. The ability to adeptly navigate various clinical circumstances in mental health settings is essential.
  • Teamwork: Foster seamless collaboration within the mental health care team, cultivating a supportive and inclusive work environment. Band 3 Healthcare Assistants specializing in Mental Health actively contribute to the team’s overall success through effective communication and cooperation.
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrate robust problem-solving abilities, particularly when confronted with intricate clinical scenarios in mental health care.

Benefits By working with TTM Healthcare Solutions you will receive:

  • Market-leading pay rates £11-£20 per hour. 
  • Dedicated consultant and 24/7 on call support.
  • We realise potential – development and career progression opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours tailored to your own availability.
  • Perks – we reward our staff with access to exclusive discounts some of your favourite brands.

Requirements – To be eligible for this role you must have:

  • 6 months experience in a healthcare environment
  • Right to work in Northern Ireland be available for day shifts
  • Valid inoculations (MMR, Hep B & Varicella)
  • 12 months experience in an acute mental health setting 

Immediate start applies once compliance is cleared  

For inquiries or further information, please contact Emma Stocken at 02890 995166 or email

Emma Stocken

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