Rehabilitation Assistant in Yeovil

Rehabilitation Assistant in Yeovil

Location: Yeovil

Salary: Hidden

Recruiter: Yeovil District Hospital

Date Advertised: 2022-01-15

Job overview Thinking of moving to Somerset? Somerset is said to be the best-kept secret of the South West, it is a county of variety, offering rolling countryside, peaceful home life and compelling cultural life, all within gorgeously natural or historic surroundings. Why not combine this with working for Yeovil District Hospital an Innovative trust that has been voted 1st for health and well-being across the UK.An opportunity has arisen for Band 4 rehabilitation assistant to join the Reablement Therapy team that covers the MFFD wards at YDH and Local bedded units as part of our 7 days working expansion. Enjoy rehabilitation and enabling patients to achieve there goals? If so then this is the exciting opportunity for you, we work with patients to achieve their rehabilitation goals and enable them to return back to their normal place of residence where possible using community services such as D2A, Community SPOC and IRT as needed. Main duties of the job The successful candidate will have relevant experience in the acute or community setting preferably within rehabilitation. You will have very good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously, as well as part of the therapy and wider MDTs to ensure our patients are receiving the best service possible. You will need to have a good awareness of your skill set and be aware of when you need to seek qualified support. Working for our organisation Yeovil Hospital is an ambitious and friendly Trust that is extremely proud to provide acute care for a population of more than 225,000 people in South Somerset, North and West Dorset and parts of Mendip. The hospital has 345 beds, a busy Emergency Department, a variety of outpatient and diagnostics services, and a private patients’ wing which offers a personal service in state-of-the-art clinical facilities, with all profits being invested back into NHS healthcare.Yeovil Hospital’s iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care, patient and employee experience, has attracted national interest and is embedded in everything we do, following our vision to care for our patients as if they are one of our family. The Trust’s shared vision has led to our staff rating Yeovil Hospital the best in England for employee health and wellbeing for the third year running in the annual NHS staff survey 2020. Detailed job description and main responsibilities We offer a very supportive working environment at Yeovil District Hospital in which to develop your clinical and leadership skills further. This includes in-service training, annual appraisal, clinical supervision, joint working and leadership/professional learning activities. Working for a Trust voted 1st for Health and Well-being across the UK (NHS staff survey)Full NHS terms and conditions including extensive holidays, Agenda for Change pay with enhancementsDiscounts for local and national retailersDedicated well-being services for all employeesFlexible working where possible Please see Job description and specification. If you want to find out more information about this job please contact: Name: Nicola Peters (Works Mon, Tues and Thrusday)Job title: Reablement Team Lead Email address: Nicola.Peters@YDH.NHS.UKTelephone: 01935 606116 Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria QCF Level 5 or ability to complete in a timely way when in the role if not held Experience Essential criteria Equivalent 3 years Band 3 Rehabilitation assistant experience.Evidence of reflective practice and commitment to continuing professional development Desirable criteria Experience in the appropriate clinical area Skills and Knowledge Essential criteria Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner in aspects of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy commensurate with level of clinical knowledge and experienceAbility to assess and interpret clinical observations and take appropriate actionAbility to manage and prioritise own caseload.Understanding of Clinical Governance and  IT Skills its implications for serviceUnderstanding of legal responsibilities of the professionUnderstanding of therapy and discharge processes with a working knowledge of appropriate community services Desirable criteria IT Skills Supporting Information Essential criteria Please provide supporting information with your application If you are considering applying for a role with the NHS it is important that you are aware that it is a requirement to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, by the 1st April 2022 for all patient facing roles and roles within patient facing areas (unless medically exempt). Applicant requirements
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