The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Rehabilitation Assistant to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team under the supervision of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists to support 7 day working into the Rehab Stroke unit at Freeman Hospital.
You will implement treatment programmes prescribed by the therapist, making minor modifications when necessary often working without direct supervision.
- Interview Date: 22nd June 2023
- 24 Hours per a week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
Applicants should have a technical qualification e.g. NVQ Level III health related care or equivalent technical/work experience or have previous experience working as a Therapy Assistant.
You will need to have an appreciation of the principles of rehabilitation and experience of working as a member of a team and working with older people.
Good organisational and time management skills and a commitment to personal development are required as well as effective written and oral communication and IT skills.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist. To work alongside the Therapist to deliver Therapy to a complex caseload on the ward and in the community.
- To independently manage a designated caseload of patients defined as noncomplex within a specified clinical area, providing assessment and interventions on behalf of the Therapies within predetermined guidelines.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
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