Senior Rehabilitation Assistant - Elective Orthopaedics | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 29 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 June 2024
Location: Trafford, M41 5SL
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6316855/349-CSS-6316855

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Rehabilitation Assistant to work in the Elective Orthopaedic Therapy Team at Trafford hospital within the AHP Division.

You will be working as part of a dynamic, well-established, multidisciplinary team, alongside a Clinical Lead, experienced Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants. We promote close multidisciplinary team working allowing a holistic approach to patient care.

You will assist with the assessment and management of Elective Orthopaedic patients at the Trafford Elective Hub and work with a wide range of patients across the Day Surgery unit and the In-patient orthopaedic ward, as well as providing support to the pre-admission education groups.

As part of this Band 4 role you will contribute to service developments and quality improvement initiatives within the team. You will also be expected to assist with the day to day administrative duties of the team.

The Trust operates a 7 day and evening twilight service and all staff are expected to contribute.

If you are an enthusiastic Rehabilitation Assistant, we look forward to hearing from you.

To provide autonomous assessments and interventions, for own designated caseload of patients, who have routine clinical needs that follow agreed pathways of treatment.

To support patients with more complex needs with supervision and direction from qualified therapist.

To undertake administrative and stock control duties as requested to support the allied health professional services.

To contribute to the Twilight and weekend working rota.

To contribute to service development and quality improvement projects.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Wednesday 12 Jun 2024

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