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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2020.

Rehabilitation Assistant - Band 3

Job Reference: 327-20-656

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
The Vale Hospital
Location:
Dursley
Salary:
£19,737 to £21,142 per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Job Title – Rehabilitation Assistant – Band 3

Base – The Vale Community Hospital, Dursley

Salary – £19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Hours per week – 37.5

 

Specialist Stroke Rehabilitation to work in this new centre of excellence. The In-Patient Stroke Specialist Rehabilitation Unit is based at the Vale Community Hospital in Dursley, offering residents of Gloucestershire a dedicated Therapy Led Specialist service in a Community Hospital environment.

Adopting national best practice this unit will ensure that people suffering from a stroke within Gloucestershire will benefit from an improved clinical pathway, maximising the health outcomes of those people who are likely to improve with In- Patient Specialist Rehabilitation. There will be collaborative working with colleagues in the Acute Stroke Unit in Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and colleagues in the Countywide Early Supported Discharge Team.

You should have experience and an interest in Stroke rehabilitation, working well as a member of a Multi-Disciplinary Team empowering patients to be more independent and active in their recovery. Rehabilitation assistants work on a rota to provide a seven day rehabilitation service.

There is a well-established Governance structure within the therapy professions across the organisation and there is commitment to clinical development.

Please note that this post is full time (37.5 hours) and will include a weekend working rota.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 1st October 2020

Shortlisting date: 5th October 2020

If you share our ambition and passion and would like to find out more please contact, Sarah Bienemann, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, on Tel: 0300 421 8491 or Email: sarah.bienemann@ghc.nhs.uk

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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