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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Wiltshire Health and C
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Rehabilitation Support Worker Band 3

Community Team - Chippenham

30 Hours/ Week


If you love working in a community setting or want to start a new career in the community we now have a great opportunity for a Band 3 Rehab Support Worker to join our Home First Service within Chippenham Community Team. The Home First Service provides interventions in people's own homes, for a short period after discharge from hospital, providing support and rehabilitation to promote independence in activities of daily living.

The Home First Service is provided by the Rehab Support Workers within the Community Team with assessment, supervision and support from Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Nurses and is based at Chippenham Community Hospital

All Wiltshire Health and Care staff are expected to work seamlessly across multi-professional community services and to forge close links with other local services particularly those working in social care. You will also be given mobile devices to support you to be able to provide a responsive and person centred service.

The Home First service is provided between 08.00 and 21.00 with shifts of 08.00 - 14.00 and 15.00 - 21.00. This post is for 30 hours per week over 5 days per week and will include alternate weekends. You may also be expected to support other local teams across North Wiltshire.

The successful candidates will need to be able to provide clear evidence of having previously worked in a care role, preferably with older people or people with long term conditions. We would either like you to have a Care Certificate and NVQ Level 3 apprenticeship or willingness to study to that level. Wiltshire Health and Care is also proactive in developing community specific training and can offer a supportive and friendly environment in which to learn new skills. We have a range of training and development opportunities, including an induction program and ongoing education. Due to the strong emphasis on rehabilitation, training in rehabilitation focused care will also be provided.

Applicants need to have enthusiasm and commitment to working within a community based team and to have recent experience of working in or in partnership with community services within the NHS or Social Care.

If you are interested please come for an informal visit to meet our team.To arrange this or for further information please contact;
Dawn Aston Clinical Lead at or Sally Hanham Team Manager at or call us on 01249 456548.

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We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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