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We are usually looking for Registered General Nurses and Healthcare Assistants to work in our community hospitals, and Registered Mental Health Nurses and Support Workers to work in our mental health services. 

Below is brief overview of some of our teams, or you can read our detailed service guide.

Could work for teams like these?

Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient

These units provide high quality and multi-skilled treatment to adults, whose mental health care needs cannot be managed in their own homes. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses and nursing assistants, supported by medical teams, activity workers and occupational therapists.  We have units in Oxford and Aylesbury.

Adult Forensic Mental Health Inpatient

These services provide accommodation, treatment and support for men and women who have severe mental health problems and are considered to pose a risk to the public. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses and nursing assistants, supported by medical teams and occupational therapists.  We have units in Oxford, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury.

Adult Mental Health Teams (AMHTs)

These teams provide core mental health services in the community to adults with mental health problems. These include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, postnatal depression and other depressive disorders, as well as anxiety and personality disorders. AMHTs work closely with GPs service users, carers and other key partners to support people in continuing a full and active life in the community. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses, nursing assistants, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists and Support Time Recovery Workers supported by medical teams.  We have teams based across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Children’s and Young People’s Inpatients

These units provide specialist care for young people with acute mental health needs which cannot be managed safely in the community. Units have on-site schools, and they work with families as well; staff support, communicate with and take care of parents too. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses, nursing assistants, Occupational Therapists, Child and Family Therapists, and Psychologists, and is supported by medical teams.  We have units in Oxford and Swindon.

Eating Disorder Inpatient

These services provide stepped care, tailored to individual needs. They treat adult patients wanting recovery, those who want to be able to live safely with their eating disorder, and those needing acute intervention because of a dangerously low weight. They offer a range of programmes and evidence-based treatments to assist a patient’s return to independent living as soon as possible.Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses, nursing assistants, psychologists and dieticians supported by medical teams. We have units in Oxford and Marlborough, Wiltshire.

Older People’s Community Hospitals

These provide rehabilitation and palliative care for people who need more support than is available in their home environment. Each hospital has a dedicated team of nurses, health care assistants, occupational therapists and physiotherapists, supported by medical teams. Staff work closely with social services to find care placements and work with other care agencies. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses, nursing assistants, Occupational Therapists and  Occupational Therapy assistants supported by medical teams.  We have units in Oxford and Aylesbury.

Older People’s Mental Health Inpatient

These units are for people aged over 65 who are experiencing mental health problems, who cannot be nursed safely in the community. For some, this may be a brief stay for intensive treatment and support, whereas others who suffer from severe and enduring mental illness may require more frequent admissions. The wards provide assessment and offer a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care, as well as support to carers and relatives. Each unit has a dedicated team of mental health nurses, nursing assistants, Occupational Therapists and  Occupational Therapy assistants supported by medical teams.  We have units in Oxford and Aylesbury.

Admin and Clerical

We have a range of temporary positions available across our services in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and North East Somerset. Assignments vary in length and can help you to gain experience in a wide variety of areas from community hospitals and GP Practices to mental health services. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced PA’s, administrators, secretaries, graduates, students and other workers needing high levels of flexibility. Job roles available include but are not limited to:
• Administrators
• Secretaries
• Admin and Clerical Assistants
• Receptionist
• Data Inputting clerks
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