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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Rehabilitation Co-ordinator (Band 3)

Job Reference: 376-DCG-722

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Intermediate Care
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

Rehabilitation Co-ordinator Band 3

Doncaster Care Group is a highly diverse business unit within Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Foundation NHS Trust (RDaSH). This includes community and inpatient health care services which span across the geographical area of Doncaster. Doncaster Community Intermediate Care Services [DCIS] meets the needs of people of all ages and embraces the diversity of the local population.

Hawthorn and Hazel wards are based at Tickhill Road Hospital; we welcome patients for rehabilitation following acute hospital admissions, orthopaedic surgeries and patients who need rehabilitation following a decline in their mobility at home. We have an exciting opportunity for 2 highly motivated rehabilitation co-coordinators who are interested in providing excellent clinical care across all domains of Rehabilitation.

We are seeking enthusiastic, caring and compassionate applicants to expand the existing intermediate care team, working as Rehabilitation Co-ordinator; you will work under the guidance of the Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapists to deliver patient centred rehabilitation programmes. Applications are welcomed from individuals who are interested in developing skills in rehabilitation and ideally will have experience in caring for older people. In the role of rehabilitation co-ordinator you will primarily work a Monday to Friday working pattern between the hours of 7am and 6 pm although flexibility is required. You will have an active role in the assessment, implementation and delivery of rehabilitative care for patients. You will be expected to provide assistance to the multi-disciplinary team and be able to create, develop and lead on stimulating activity programmes that enhance the quality of life and mental wellbeing for patients. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate autonomous working and some problem solving skills.

The successful applicant will be passionate about our services, creating a culture of continuous improvement, where patients, their family and friends welfare is at the heart of all you do. Previous experience is desired & completion of competency based learning will be an expectation of the successful applicant.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Laura Hare on 01302 796404.

Alternatively if you would like to speak to one of the Occupational or Physiotherapists please contact Lynda Lamb or Adam Bratby on 01302 796402 or 796403.

Interviews are scheduled to take place 15 December 2020

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


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