Clinical Assistant in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary: £22,500 per year
Recruiter: eRecruitSmart
Job Hours: Full-time

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We have an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Assistant to join the team at one of the UK's leading national children’s charities in a state of the art building in Newcastle under Lyme. About the role As a Clinical Assistant you will be supporting the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of  an effective clinical service by supporting the assessment and delivery of workshops and your main duties will include: Identifying and communicating to wider team any issues of concerns or risk relating directly to a child/family as a result of clinical observations made Attending and contributing to clinical and business multi-disciplinary team meetings Administrative tasks, e.g. telephones, scanning, record keeping, stock control Assisting in the running of workshops within the autism service pathways Adapting practice to meet individual circumstances, including due regard for cultural and linguistic differences and mode of communication Sourcing resources to support assessment and workshops for individual children and families aAssisting with holistic assessment of service users including use of verbal and non-verbal methods of communication, technology and observation skills Demonstrating empathy with children, carers and families and colleagues, ensuring that effective communication is achieved, using a range communication e.g. signs and  symbols Developing the ability to manage children with behaviours that challenge including the application of appropriate preventative management strategies Preparing rooms in readiness for sessional work in line with pathways and clear away safely at the end of sessions. About the hours & rewards The role of Clinical Assistant is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week and there is the potential for working from home 1 day a week once probation has been passed. There is a salary on offer of £22,500 per annum, plus £500 performance/company related bonus pa.  You will also receive 27 days holiday plus bank holidays – increasing further with service, lots of opportunity to learn and grow and to be part of something making a real difference in the world. About you As a Clinical Assistant, you must have/be : Education to GCSE level including Numeracy and Literacy level 2 qualification or equivalent Level 3 or NVQ 3 in health related subject or equivalent e.g. NNEB Knowledge of Safeguarding principles and their application when working with children and families. Experience of working with children, for example as a clinical/teaching  assistant or similar role Excellent team-working, communication, interpersonal, time management and organisational skills An openness and willingness to learn new skills and to put these into practice A personal commitment to the organisation’s values and principles, and approaches to equality and diversity A positive can-do attitude with the ability to work under pressure A commitment to uphold the rights of children; vulnerable and disabled people. Undertake personal and professional development in order to meet the changing demands of the role IT Skills, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook and e mail. About the charity Our client is a national charity working to transform the lives of disabled children and their families, enabling them to challenge the barriers they face throughout childhood by providing practical and emotional support.  They provide a state-of-the-art base for Charity therapies and an environment where ground-breaking research can be undertaken, potentially changing the way some disabilities are treated, affecting millions of people around the world.  The Charity is going through an exciting period of growth, and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-moving organisation at a time when it will attract national and international attention. How to Apply Please note that eRecruitSmart is advertising the role of Clinical Assistant on behalf of the Hiring Company, and your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to.   Please only apply if you consent to these terms. A full job specification will be sent to you on application. You must reside in and have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note that only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered. We look forward to hearing from you

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