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Therapy Worker

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Job Introduction

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of transformational and innovative Therapy Service?

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time (34 hours per week) Therapy Worker to join our supportive multi-disciplinary Reablement Service within St Martin's Hospital, Bath.

You will work alongside therapy, medical and nursing staff to support patients with their recovery following acute illnesses including fractures and stroke. We are focused upon maximising our patient’s recovery with a strong commitment to provide an effective and enabling rehabilitation environment. We work closely with other services to ensure patients are discharged with the right level of support for their on-going community-based rehabilitation or longer-term needs.

Please contact Jo Lindley on 07976239274 or for an informal chat to discuss the position in more detail or arrange a site visit to see if this role is right for you!

Main Responsibility

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 care support in a therapeutic manner including: promoting independence in daily living tasks, including personal care, washing and dressing, meal preparation, general mobility and transfers
  • To carry out therapy 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

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Education to GCSE level, including good literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
  • Experience working in the health and social care setting as either Healthcare assistance, therapy assistant or carer.
  • Fully understands the importance of rehabilitation and how this can aid independence.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a car, in order to carry out for community-based work.
  • To have a basic knowledge of medical conditions prevalent in the elderly.
  • To have a working knowledge of NHS and social care systems and processes.

Package Description

You will feel valued as a Therapy Worker within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

  • £23,100 - £24,675​ salary and access to our group pension
  • Free tea and coffee 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.

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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