Band 3 Senior Community Rehabilitation Assistant
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We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals with experience in health and social care to join our highly regarded Rapid Response Service, based at Woking Community Hospital. We provide responsive NHS community services to patients across North West Surrey.
This job will have a 7-day work week schedule with shifts covering a 7:30 - 21:00 service.
Main duties of the job
Working as a member of the multi-disciplinary Rapid Response team you will work with patients within an agreed level of competence, who may require management and/or rehabilitation interventions in their own environment to prevent acute hospital admissions and to support complex hospital discharges. Although expected to complete home visits independently, you will not be alone. You will be working under the guidance and supervision of a qualified health professional i.e. Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, to carry out the intervention. The qualities we are looking for in successful applicants are: Excellent communication and time management skills. Flexible approach to work with the ability to work shifts across a seven day service. Ability to work both independently and also as part of the wider multidisciplinary team, within an agreed level of competence. Willingness to undertake ongoing professional development and a commitment to providing high quality, safe and effective care that meets the needs of patients. Car owner with appropriate license to drive in the UK for business purposes.
CSH Surrey are part of the NHS and are Surreys largest and longest established NHS community services provider, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe High Cost Allowance of 5%.
Our staff enjoy excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes.
We CARE about our staff though through our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our active employee council called The Voice, elect employee representatives to ensure colleagues' voices are heard at Board level.
CSH is a diverse organisation, if you are a passionate, person-focused individual then apply to join CSH Surrey today! We welcome candidates from all backgrounds who meet the essential criteria of the job you are applying for and if you require any reasonable adjustments, please contact the named individual for this advert, or our recruitment team.
We are removing barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions by ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.
17 May 2023
Agenda for change
£22,866 to £24,336 a year inclusive of 5% High Cost Area allowance per annum pro rata
Woking Community Hospital
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Personal Specification for more information including essential and desirable criteria.
- NVQ level 1 and 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
- Willingness to undertake NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care
- Car driver/owner.
- * Knowledge of community health and social care issues.
- * Relevant experience that supports good communication skills.
- * Basic IT skills.
- Experience working in community health and social care.
Woking Community Hospital
https://www.cshsurrey.co.uk/about-us/about-csh-surrey (Opens in a new tab)
For questions about the job, contact:
Occupational Therapy Team Lead