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Rehab Support Worker x2 posted by North Somerset Community Partnership

Applications close in 2 days
Full Time
North Somerset
£18,813 - £20,795 / year
NHS Band 4

Job Description

North Somerset Community Partnership (NSCP) became a staff led Social Enterprise on October 1st 2011 with an ethos of delivering high quality innovative services driven by the needs and choices of the local population.

We work in partnership with the Local Authority, General Practitioners and voluntary organisations to provide a wide range of community health services to the people of North Somerset. We are providing NHS services and this will always remain at the heart of what we do but we also have the freedom to bid for other contracts and extend our service to meet the needs of the community.


Rehab Support Worker x2

Band 3, £18,813 - £20,795 p.a.

Permanent

37.5 hours per week

North Somerset

Reference: 284R/19170178

The Rehabilitation Services across NSCP are looking for a dynamic Rehabilitation Support Worker to support the community therapists.

You would be working within a multi-disciplinary team, in the community, assisting the Allied Health Professionals (Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists) in providing rehabilitation, to patients with long term physical health conditions, to improve their independence, health and wellbeing and to supporting them to manage in their home environment.

You will be required to support the AHPs in delivering functional assessments, including mobility and personal care and carrying out daily living tasks. This will include collecting and transporting necessary equipment, in your own vehicle, from peripheral stores within North Somerset and delivering to patients to use in rehab interventions.

You would need to act on your own initiative where appropriate.  You need to hold an NVQ in a health related subject or equivalent qualification.

You would be part of a rota that supports patients at the weekend and on Bank Holidays as we provide a 7 day rehabilitation service.

For more information, please contact Sally Moore, Operational Lead Community Rehab Team on [Click here to apply]

In return you will also have access to a range of benefits including pension scheme; annual leave (27 days on joining), cycle scheme and employee assistance programme.

NSCP has been awarded Employing Authority status for the NHS Pension Scheme as an Independent Provider. NSCP has been approved under the closed scheme. This means that people joining NSCP on or after 1 August 2014 are eligible to join if within 12 months prior to your start date with NSCP you have been employed by an organisation where you were eligible for the NHS pension, even if you’re not currently making contributions.

If you are not eligible for the NHS Pension scheme, you will be eligible for membership of our Legal & General defined contribution Group Pension Scheme. From 1st April 2015 if you have not elected to join either scheme, you will be automatically enrolled into the Group Pension Scheme at 5% and receive employer contributions if you: earn £10,000 or more a year (£833 a month); are aged 22 or over; and; are under State Pension age.

Closing Date: Saturday 31st August 2019 or sooner if sufficient applications received.

Interview Date: Tuesday 10th September 2019

If you are a current NSCP staff member, please apply for this vacancy using the Internal Application Form which is available to download from the NHS Jobs advert.

Please note: When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification and use the “supporting information” space to demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification, as your application will be judged against this.




NSCP is an equal opportunities employer who is committed to safer recruitment - all offers of employment are subject to appropriate checks to safeguard those who use our services.


We aim to develop a workforce that reflects diversity of our population and our service users. We would welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups such as our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, and LGBT communities. We also hold the Disability Confident Level 2 symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities. If you require this application from in another format i.e. large print, Braille or audio tape etc., please contact the People Team on [Click here to apply] or email ( Email address removed ) and we will arrange for this to be sent to you.

References: Please provide details of at least two referees to cover the whole of the last three years of your employment history. Referees must be line managers or HR departments.


Please note that candidates selected for interview will be notified through your NHS jobs on-line account.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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Reference Number

831-284R-19170178

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