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Senior Rehabilitation Assistant, Northampton

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
20264
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Expiry Date
16/09/2018 10:43:00
Senior Rehabilitation Assistant – Tallis Ward Location: Northampton Salary: From £17,462 plus enhancements Career Level: Primary Contributors (Band

Job Description

Senior Rehabilitation Assistant – Tallis Ward
Location: Northampton
Salary: From £17,462 plus enhancements Career Level: Primary Contributors (Band 3)
Full time 37.5 hours

In this role you will be the most Senior Rehabilitation Assistant on the ward, supporting qualified nurses and  MDT to deliver exceptional care to our patients. You will take a lead in mentoring junior RA’s and the organisation and co-ordination of the day. Knowledge and experience of working with this patient group would be an advantage as you will be a role model to your team, demonstrating a flexible, individual and person centred approach. Safety and therapeutic engagement is the key components of our care delivery focus and should be a key demonstrable ability required for this role.  This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and be part of a developing service.

Tallis

As the male admission ward for the Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Care IPU. Our purpose is the stabilisation of behaviour and mental state, the assessment of need, early stages of rehabilitation and sign posting to services that will support the patient through their recovery.   Our aim is to engage patients in their rehabilitation and deliver exceptional individualised care.  You will be a key member of a Multi-disciplinary team working with RAID, Positive Behaviour Support plans and the Neurobehavioral approach, to truly make a difference to our patients lives and family.

“applicants will need to hold the care certificate or have considerable experience in healthcare and gain the care certificate within the first six months of employment. We offer full support and training to gain the care certificate where needed.”

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications
    Closing date:  16 August 2018