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Rehebailitation Support worker

Band 3

Main area
In-patient rehabilitation
Band 3
Mon-Fri with weekend days on rota
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£16,968 - £19,852 per annum
27/04/2018 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy Acute NHS Foundation Trust as rehabilitation support worker within the medical specialty wards. The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust had an excellent CQC rating for delivering care – an essential component when delivering therapy to patients with medical conditions. This position is based as part of the ward team on the main RD&E site to support the therapy teams to enable patients across the ward to be rehabilitated as part of their daily activities within the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will provide a range of therapeutic interventions, treatment, exercises and advice to patients with acquired disorders of communication and swallowing, physical limitations of disability and functional problems to support the therapy team to deliver early assessment and rehabilitation. The post holder will work alongside the therapy teams and provide close liaison with family, carers and external agencies to ensure safe and effective transfer of patient therapy from the in-patient setting to home or other services as appropriate. This post will be within a ward area covering acute neurology and elderly care and will focus on all aspects of rehabilitation supporting physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.. The post holder will work flexibly in other areas if required, and the post will include routine weekend cover. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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Bridget Peace 01392 402442

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Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
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01392 403936 or 403758

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