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Workforce Development Practitioner -South Bristol Rehab Unit

Sirona care and health
South Bristol Community Hospital
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Oct 2021
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We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health care services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. For us, it's about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we'd expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer NHS Agenda for Change benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working, and the NHS pension scheme, a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

We recognise that flexible working can enable everyone to work successfully, happily and productively to the benefit of both the organisation and the person. Having a good work/life balance makes an important contribution to your health and wellbeing. At Sirona care & health we offer a range of flexible working options. Not all will be suitable in every job, and we aim to make the available options clear when you apply for a job. If the option you would like is not listed, please talk to us about the flexibility you would like us to consider.
Please note: If you work in a role that could require you to either be based in a care home setting or to carry out tasks in a care home setting, you will need to have received both doses of an approved Covid vaccine prior to joining the organisation.

In April 2021 Sirona care and health became the service provider for the inpatient rehabilitation units based at South Bristol Community Hospital. The service oversees 60 community rehabilitation beds for patients recovering from hospital admission and discharged via discharge to assess pathway 2.

The workforce is a multi-disciplinary team comprising of a wide range of health professionals including; GPs, nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, as well as other in-reaching allied health professionals and an unregistered workforce.

During their admission the patient is supported with 24hr nursing and care support available, with supplementary input from the other professionals to support the nursing workforce and to predominantly support the patient in recovering from their hospital admission and in regaining their independence to return home where possible.

We are looking for a workforce development team to support the leadership team in developing a rehab focused centre for excellence for rehabilitation and recovery in Bristol.

We are going to undertake a local workforce development programme to consolidate and reinforce the skills and knowledge of our current workforce, which comprises of staff from various backgrounds - and that is where you come in!

We are looking for a workforce development lead and a practitioner to support this programme.

You will be working alongside the local workforce here, support their training and development needs, working through induction and competency programmes and given time each week to work clinically in an exciting and purpose built rehab environment. You will also be given regular protected time to work alongside the corporate Learning and Development team for support and updates on company direction.

The Rehab Units provide a perfect opportunity for workforce development programmes inclusive of internal service training, apprenticeship and return to practice schemes.

The staffing model and facilities lend themselves to regular learning opportunities and support for individuals driven to continue their professional development .

We are looking for a committed and motivated individual, who is compassionate and demonstrates ambition towards a rehabilitation and reablement ethos. Your role will work alongside the unregistered workforce here at South Bristol Rehab Units, supporting them to develop their clinical skills in nursing and therapy.

Sirona is committed to providing high quality clinical care and as part of this commitment recognises the need to invest in staff development.

The post part of a year-long development programme locally at South Bristol Rehab Units, but could progress into a longer term or permanent option.

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For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

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.

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