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Senior Therapy Rehabilitation Assistant

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Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior therapy rehabilitation assistant to join our expanding Rapid Response and Intermediate Care Teams. With a focus on delivering high standards of care, to rehabilitate patients in the community to enable them to remain home with the highest level of independence. 

As part of the Rapid Response and Intermediate Care Team you will work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team alongside Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week).

Main Responsibility

  • To actively work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to provide a high quality of intervention to the patient
  • To actively participate in patient’s individual rehabilitation / falls care plan under the guidance of an appropriate professional.
  • To take responsibility for completion of basic assessment processes under the supervision of the relevant members of the MDT – to undertake Trusted Assessor Training.
  • To provide and promote a high standard of falls rehabilitation to patients.
  • To work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • To be able to use and take initiative to seek additional work to assist the team as a whole (e.g. team administration tasks, being the first point of contact for patients, families and other health professionals, assisting in the maintenance of service equipment.

The Ideal Candidate

  • NVQ level 3 in Health & Social care or equivalent level training. Requirement to commence Foundation degree in relevant subject if not already completed.
  • NHS community rehabilitation experience: Experience of working as a band 3 rehabilitation / therapy assistant
  • Falls rehabilitation experience Understands the health and social needs of the local community.
  • Understands the relevant issues of working in the community including lone working.
  • Understands issues of confidentiality and information governance
  • Acts on own initiative and problem solves
  • Works independently and carries out directed tasks with patients in their own home.
  • Sets and maintains personal and professional boundaries. Independently completes required tasks and manages workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management, flexible approach to workload
  • Excellent time management the required timescale.

Package Description

As a Senior Therapy Rehabilitation Assistant, you’ll be part of our dynamic Rapid Response and Intermediate Care Team in Swale. You will feel valued as a Senior Therapy Rehabilitation Assistant within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

  • £24,000 - £26,500 annual salary (based on experience) with access to group pension
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
  • Free and plentiful on site-parking
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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