We are seeking an band 4 Therapy assailant who is passionate about rehabilitation to join our friendly, flexible intermediate care team. Based within the bed based intermediate care units within the community. The therapy assistant will join a team of nurses and therapists to provide care and rehabilitation to our patients.
You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes intermediate care nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Support Workers, Social Workers and Care Staff where good communication and teamwork skills are essential. You will be involved in patient rehabilitation from assessment through to discharge.
To contribute Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy skills to the multidisciplinary assessment and
treatment of patients referred to Intermediate Care, ensuring that a professional high quality patient focused
service is delivered.
Following initial training and completion of competencies in specific clinical areas and completion of a
competency framework, to manage an active clinical caseload or allocated cases.
To liaise with patients, family and carers, the interdisciplinary team, acute and community Therapies,
colleagues in social services, the acute trust, voluntary sector and other agencies.
To assist with training for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy staff and students with the specified area.
To assist senior staff with the general supervision of band 3 Therapy Assistants as required
To advise on suitable equipment and adaptations, making recommendations and referrals to other services
To understand and demonstrate the principles of safe therapeutic handling of patients.
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of "excellent health care, improved health for all". We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.
We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.
We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Please contact Ola Rawlins for Further information and informal visit to service.
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