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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20266-1

Wiltshire Health and Care
085 Management Head of Community - WHC3030
Various Locations across Wiltshire
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Rehabilitation Support Worker Band 3

Community Teams across Wiltshire

Full time and Part time positions available


Are you passionate about supporting people in their own homes?

Do you have the commitment to make a difference to people’s lives?

Would you like to work alongside the Therapists and Nurses in the community?

We currently have a number of positons across Wiltshire as band 3 Rehabilitation Support Worker to work in the Home First service provided by Wiltshire Health and Care Community Teams. This service supports people for short periods following discharge from hospital. You will be expected to work in patients’ homes, in community settings and to work professionally in a Multi-Disciplinary Team, linking closely with the Local GP Practices and Adult Social Care.

We work towards rehab goals, exercise programmes set by therapists, occasional personal care assistance and frequently changing care needs and plans. The ability to communicate with colleagues and also work without close supervision is essential.

The post holder will be expected to complete a Knowledge, Skills book and work towards Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care, if they do not already have this qualification.

The successful candidates will be required to work across a locality and therefore a clean driving license and access to a car is essential. The service operates seven days per week, core hours are from 07.00 – 22.00.

To find out more about the service please phone one of our senior managers ( Helen on 07766 820799, Julie on 07867 506373 or Clare on 078800 55657)

We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

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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