Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of transformational and innovative Reablement Service?
We have an exciting opportunity for Reablement Therapy Workers to join our supportive multi-disciplinary Reablement Service within Keynsham.
The service operates 7 days a week throughout the year, between the hours of 8am and 10pm with various shift patterns available (full-time and part-time) such as weekend or evening shifts only which will suit a variety of work/life balance requirements.
Your base will be within our Keynsham office and you will travel throughout BANES (mainly the North East Somerset area) visiting service users in their houses or within care homes.
You will receive a thorough and supportive induction with in-house training and competencies led by our very own Reablement Learning and Development Lead.
The aim of the service is to assist service users with a range of physical and psychological needs during their rehabilitation journey, as guided by the qualified therapists. You will provide rehabilitation to patients in their own home to restore independence with functional activities and provide support where this is not possible.
The post involves working with people with a range of physical and psychological conditions and diverse needs within the context of a community-based multidisciplinary team.
The post holder will be expected to:
- Support clinicians with their assessment and intervention plans
- Provide rehabilitation and support as identified. This may involve delivering equipment items, promoting independence in daily living tasks, including personal care, washing and dressing, meal preparation, general mobility and transfers.
- Encourage rehabilitation approaches to restore independence
- To carry out basic nursing care tasks as necessary, including continence management and the prompting of medication
- To feedback progress of service users, liaising with colleagues and other agencies and professionals in order to provide a co-ordinated service. This might include GP’s, district nurses, social workers and family and carers.
Further responsibilities are detailed within the job description.
The Ideal Candidate
You will have experience of working in a care setting e.g. care home, hospital, community care or rehabilitation alongside knowledge regarding rehabilitation and the importance of maintaining independence.
Due to the community nature of this post, you will require a Full UK Driver’s License and have access to a car / vehicle.
You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.
If you would like any further information please contact Lesley Brooker on firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Reablement Therapy Worker, you’ll be part of our valued team in Keynsham, Bath.
You will feel valued as a Reablement Therapy Worker within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- £22,000 salary (pro-rated to hours worked) with access to our group pension
- Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
- 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.