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Senior Rehabilitation Support Worker

Guy's and St. Thomas'
Adult Community Services, London
Competitive salary
Closing date
13 Aug 2021
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The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

We are looking for Band 4 Senior Rehabilitation Support Workers to join us in our expanding and award winning services, which provide healthcare at home and prevent admission into our hospitals.

You will have access to on-going support within our services.

This is an excellent opportunity for clinically supported development within a Trust that is clinician-led, and strives to provide the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its healthcare services.

Our Awards:
  • Adult Community Services rated 'outstanding' by CQC - ERR/SDT 2019
  • Lambeth CCG Award Winner for 'Putting Patients First' - ERR 2016
  • Lambeth CCG Award Shortlist for 'Putting Patients First' - SDT 2016
  • Trust Award for 'Community Team of the Year'- ERR 2015
  • Trust Award for 'The Patient Award'- ERR 2015
  • Trust Award for 'Fit For the Future'- SDT 2015
  • Trust Award for 'Community Services - ERR 2012

    Our services:

    Intermediate Care Lambeth provide healthcare at home to adults aged 18 years and older who live in the boroughs of Lambeth, South London. The people that we support have a range of diagnoses and clinical presentations, including falls, orthopaedic, respiratory, frailty and neurological conditions. We:

    1. Prevent unnecessary hospital admissions
    2. Facilitate the safe discharge of people from healthcare in hospital to healthcare at home
    3. Provide intensive, short term multi- disciplinary rehabilitation and care support to promote functional independence.

    Healthcare in the home is rapidly increasing and enables people to be treated at home where they are more comfortable. This helps us to provide a more holistic, well-rounded and bespoke healthcare service to the people we support.

    Our professional offer to you:

    The Trust offers our clinical support staff extensive training from a wide range of areas including:

    • Opportunity to complete a Foundation Degree in Healthcare
    • Apprenticeship schemes
    • Comprehensive competency programmes
    • Local induction to the department and speciality
    • An annual performance development review with a 6-monthly review
    • Specialised in-service training programmes
    • Peer support
    • Completion of a Care Certificate for Support Staff
    • Provide you with a mentor

Important note: The role requires 7 day working and shift cover (early 07.30-15.30 & late 14.00-22.00) on a rota basis.

Closing date: 09 May 2021, 23:59

If you have applied in the last three months and been unsuccessful you will not be considering your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameChristina ChettiarJob titleTeam Leader and Senior Specialist PhysiotherapistEmail addresschristina.chettiar@gstt.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For further details contact:

Christina Chettiar,

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Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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