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Rehab Support Worker - Trauma & Orthopaedics

3

Main area
Therapy
Grade
3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (• Full time)
Job ref
185-A-21-97997
Town
Exeter, EX2 5DW
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 19737
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
17/04/2021 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust as part of our trauma and orthopaedic rehabilitation team based on the Trust’s main site (Wonford).

This full time post will involve providing a range of therapeutic interventions, treatments and exercise programmes to patients and liaising with patients and family / carers in discharge planning and prevention of falls.

Post holders will be expected to identify and support the physical limitations of a patient’s disability and their functional problems to support the therapy team to deliver early routine assessments and rehabilitation. There will be a requirement to develop strong links with the multidisciplinary teams working in the acute and community settings. The caseload will be patients who are recovering from orthopaedic procedures and are being assessed for discharge home or to their normal place of residence.

All members of the team will be expected to work across all areas and be available for the shifts across 7 days including weekends and bank holidays. The post holder will work flexibly in other areas if required.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Chase sarahchase@nhs.net 01392 402487

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

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Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.