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Lancaster & South Lakes : Clinical Therapy Support Worker Hospital Home

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Lancaster & South Lakes : Clinical Therapy Support Worker Hospital Home

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Cumbria

Job id:
LJA-69994694
Published:
23-01-2019
Expires:
22-02-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Health Services
Job id:
LJA-69994694
Published:
23-01-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
22-02-2019

''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 covering Lancaster & South Lakes have a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave until 31 January 2020.

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 the Trusts geographical area and 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.

 

Please make it clear on your application that you hold a UK driving license and are prepared to take out business 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.

 

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)

 

Current shift pattern for staff is:

 

08.00 - 21.00 x 3 days (36 hrs) or 08.00 - 21.00 x 2 days (24 hrs) (this may be subject to change as the service continues to develop with the introduction of a 08.00 - 14.00 shift)

 

These vacancies are for a fixed term till 31st January 2020

 

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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