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Clinical Therapy Support Worker - Hospital Home Care

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Cumbria

Job id:
LJA-62482812
Published:
18-06-2018
Expires:
18-07-2018
Job type:
Full-time
Part-time
Salary level:£16,968 - £19,852  per year
Job sector:
Health Services
Job id:
LJA-62482812
Published:
18-06-2018
Job type:
Full-time
Part-time
Expires:
18-07-2018
Salary level:£16,968 - £19,852  per year

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?


Hospital Home Care Clinical Therapy Support Worker

Are you a dynamic, motivated, resilient individual with exceptional clinical skills?

UHMB are looking for clinical therapy support staff to help support patients to return home using the trusts supported discharge model and continue the patient’s rehabilitation pathway in the community. Our service also provides high quality outreach care at home for our patients whilst they are awaiting their permanent care provider to begin.

You must be self-motivated and committed to providing a high quality service. You will work independently in the community and be supported by a team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, along with other essential community support services thus enabling the patient’ rehabilitation journey to continue in the community thus enabling patient’s to remain in their own home.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
• Supporting patients with an exercise programme and therapy treatments following assessment by Occupational Therapist and/or Physiotherapist
• Assisting patients to develop and maintain their daily living skills and independence as part of their rehabilitation goals.
• Assessing the patient’s progress and reporting back to the Therapist Lead.
• Assisting with personal care
• Providing household services including meal preparation
• Promptly reporting any changes which may affect the health or wellbeing of a patient and liaising with other care providers to meet the patient’s needs.

We are able to offer as part of this role:
• Comprehensive training package
• Reimbursement for recorded travel and mileage
• Job satisfaction

You will be required to travel to patients homes within rural locations – please note having your own transport/the ability to travel is an essential requirement to this role and you will require to have business on your vehicle insurance.

Anyone newly appointed to this trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Please note these posts are fixed term post until 31 March 2019.

Please note that these posts are currently available in the Furness and South Lakes area.

We currently have several posts available
– both full time and part time hours (24hrs / 36hrs per week). Various contracted hours are available. Hours of operation will be from 08:00-21:00, 7 days a week (this may be subject to future extension to incorporate night visits). Please state clearly on your application the contracted hours you would prefer.

Please also make it clear that you hold a UK driving license and are prepared to take out business insurance.

If you think that this could suit you and you would like to discuss this further please get in touch.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Debra Green
Hospital Home Care Manager
Mobile: 07968623220

OR

Tracey Ashton
Discharge Manager FGH
Tel: 07890610004




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The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and aim to be Effortlessly Inclusive.

The trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.

The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert

If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formally CRB) a charge of £44 for Enhanced and £26 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s).


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