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Rehab Support Worker

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Main area
Therapy
Grade
3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-19-77436
Town
Credtion
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum
Closing
30/09/2019 23:59

Our Crediton Community Rehab team has a vacancy for a full time (37.5 hours per week) Rehab Support Worker. Crediton is one of our 3 bases in the Crediton, Moretonhampstead and Okehampton Cluster. The successful candidate will hold an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in an area related to rehabilitation and/or healthcare.

The main duties of the post include:

  • Carrying out on-going treatment programmes as directed by the Occupational and Physiotherapists.

  • Assisting the therapists with groups

  • Assisting to maintain our satellite equipment store – including stock take and ordering equipment

    Our patient group are adults with a physical disability. Our caseload includes patients with general frailty, COPD, neurological conditions and much of our work focuses on falls prevention.

    Patient treatments take place in patient’s homes, community venues and Crediton Hospital.

    You will receive 1:1 supervision with a designated therapist and the rehab support workers participate in a monthly peer support group.

    The successful candidate would need to be able to work alone and have the means to get from patient to patient within a very rural area. There may also be occasions where you may need to work temporarily in Moretonhampstead or Okehampton.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Hilary Taylor hilarym.taylor@nhs.net 01363 777561

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758