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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2020.

AHP Support Worker (Band 3)

Job Reference: 376-RCG-212

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
LD Integrated Community Team
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

AHP Support Worker Band 3

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Band 3 AHP Support Worker to join the Community Learning Disability Team working primarily with a small team of three Speech and Language Therapists. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience within a care setting and a passion for supporting the communication development of adults with a learning disability.

The successful applicant will join an established multi-disciplinary team working alongside Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychological Therapy to deliver a holistic care plan to individuals with complex physical, psychological and social needs.

This role will predominately be based working with the Speech and Language Therapy team to deliver interventions as delegated by the allocated therapists. The role will include creating visual resources, support in the delivering therapeutic interventions such as intensive interaction, objects of reference and PECs (Picture Exchange Communication System). It’s important that the successful applicant is confident using technology including resizing photographs, creating tables, downloading apps and using apps.

There is also an opportunity for learning in relation to dysphagia (eating, drinking and swallowing) management to support in the active monitoring of dysphagia management plans. There will be opportunity to work across all AHP disciplines including Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy as required by the service.

You need to be a good team player and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently as directed by the therapy team, have access to transport and the ability to travel around the required geographical area.

Informal visits and enquiries are welcomed and can be made by contacting Charlie Millership, Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist 07920 295775.

Interviews are scheduled to take place 14 December 2020

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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