Rehabilitation Assistant | The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 27 September 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £20,330 - £21,777 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 October 2021
Location: Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP
Company: Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3518397/225-DIV3-3279167-A

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Wolverhampton Community Intermediate Care Service is looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join our multidisciplinary team based at West Park rehabilitation hospital

Our team includes Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Assistants, Senior support workers and Therapy Technicians. The Community Intermediate Care Team (CICT) provides short term (up to six weeks) rehabilitation and re-enablement programmes to patients in their own homes.

You must have:
• NVQ 3 in health and social care or equivalent
• Experience of working in intermediate care or rehabilitation setting
• Experience of providing rehabilitation support programmes
• Have a full UK driving licence and vehicle that can be used for work
• Community experience is desirable

A flexible approach is required with the post holder possessing effective communication and problem solving skills.

To support members of the multi-disciplinary team in providing a high quality of care and rehabilitation to patients in the community. To work on assigned tasks, often unsupervised, delivering care as a lone worker.

To contribute positively to the continuing development of the service and the team.

To contribute to maintaining the independence of patients in their own environment.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as“Good”by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

This advert closes on Monday 11 Oct 2021

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