Technical Instructor

Care Plus Group
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

Job Details


CPG Rehab, Re-ablement and Recovery Unit

Vacancy based at CPG Rehab, Re-ablement and Recovery Unit, Peterhouse Road, Grimsby, DN34 5UX

Reference Number: 814-21-339

Technical Instructor

Various full and part timehours per week available - You will be required to work weekends and Bank Holidays on a planned rota basis


Salary Range 4 £20,397 - £23,839 pro rata per annum - you will be appointed on a fixed salary point within the salary range

Care Plus Group is a Social Enterprise established since 2011 to deliver community health and care services following the national separation of provider services from the commissioning arm of the local NHS. A key feature of our organisation is the positive culture we have developed which is based on valuing, trust, engagement and involvement of our staff. We consistently deliver high quality innovative services across North East Lincolnshire reflected in an ongoing above 95% satisfaction feedback from those who have accessed our services.

CPG Rehab, Re-ablement and Recovery unit is a bed-based facility supporting people to recover and regain their independence following a period of illness, trauma, surgery, or significant event. It supports hospital discharges, prevents admission to hospital or long-term care and promotes independent living. It's a multi-disciplinary service with Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Social Workers, and care staff.

We are currently looking for a Technical Instructor who will be based within the Therapy Team under the direction and supervision of Senior Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to provide a range of person-centred re-ablement and rehabilitative programmes. As a Technical Instructor (TI) you will be expected to work with fellow TIs and Senior Therapists but also autonomously. Depending on experience, you will be given support and guidance to develop your skills and feel confident in this setting.

You must have either a Foundation Degree in relevant subject area OR NVQ Level 3 in relevant subject area with experience of working with people. You must be a good communicator and work well within a team, along with using your own initiative. In return, you will receive regular supervisions and the opportunity to develop further, for example, to pursue Foundation Degrees or Apprenticeships. Monthly therapy team meetings are held with a focus on team building, service development updates and ideas and recognition of positive team and individual achievements.

Each of our therapists bring an upbeat, hardworking approach to the team so we are looking for an enthusiastic team player to join us at this exciting time in the evolution of the unit.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Helen McBride, Senior Therapist and Team Lead, on telephone number 01472 256767.

CLOSING DATE: 8th December 2021

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information, and the criteria required to fulfil the role.

Please note that any offer of a post is subject to pre-employment screening. The offer will also be provisional upon receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, of which the successful candidate will be responsible for payment.

With effect from the 11th November 2021 new government regulations enforce that all staff working within or entering a care home setting will have to demonstrate that they have received two doses of a Covid vaccine unless they have a medical exemption.

Therefore there will be a requirement that all applicants working in or entering these settings will be required to provide evidence of their Covid vaccination status/confirmation they will be having the vaccine.

With effect from April 2022 this requirement will apply to frontline NHS/Healthcare staff.

CPG are pleased that we are already in a strong position as 95% of our staff are already vaccinated.

We offer favourable terms and conditions including optional membership to a contributory pension scheme, lease cars, a full induction programme and a wide range of CPD/development opportunities. We recognise continuous service from partner Health and Care organisations for the purposes of annual leave entitlement and have Independent Provider closed access to the NHS pension scheme. For further details about eligibility please contact us.

Care Plus Group will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for any job vacancy.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date we regret that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

Care Plus Group is an equal opportunities employer. It is our Policy to provide and ensure equal opportunities in the fields of recruitment, employment, training, promotion and job security irrespective of any characteristics which may place an applicant in any minority or disadvantaged group or groups.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

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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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