Job DescriptionSenior Rehabilitation Assistant – Band 3 – Brain Injury IPU - Berkeley Close Ground Floor and Tallis
Salary From : £17,799
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
We are looking for a motivated, and enthusiastic person to join our forward thinking and motivated team. Brain Injury is a specialist service which provides assessment and rehabilitation for adult Service Users, both male and female with Acquired Brain injury and challenging complex needs who require assessment, management and treatment in a locked environment.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide high standards of care, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, excellent attendance record and be able to work flexibly as part of a team.
Berkeley Close Ground Floor is a locked ward with the ability to care for 14 female patients with a brain injury. The ward accepts admission patients and supports them in their rehabilitation with the aim of being discharged into the community. The ward provides 24 hour nursing care to the patients. There is a variety of learning opportunities on Berkeley Close Ground floor and this position would suit somebody looking to gain experience in a wide range of conditions to further develop their career.
Tallis is a 14 bed locked ward for male patient who have Acquired Brian Injury. Tallis is the admission ward for the male pathway and supports patient through the acute phase of their rehabilitation with the aim to discharge back to the community or to less restrictive settings. As well as the benefits that are on offer at St Andrews we offer in house training and support and an opportunity to be an key member of a team that is dedicated to improving the experience for our patients and their families.
We are looking for:
• Experience of working with brain injury or within a challenging environments.
• Somebody with experience of supporting others.
• Flexibility and resilience
• Good level of computer literacy
• Ability to delegate and monitor performance of others
St Andrew’s is the UK’s largest mental health charity. We offer specialist secure services for men, women, adolescents and older people across mental health, learning disability, brain injury and degenerative disorders such as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. Putting Service Users’ needs at the heart of everything we do, we have built an innovative culture of clinical expertise.
There is the opportunity for you to apply to our Aspire Programme, a nursing bursary programme, which could support you while training to be a qualified nurse. Each year we provide the financial and development support for 20 of our employees to gain a Nursing Degree.
Closing Date : 21st April 2019
Interviews: 30th April 2019