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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2022.

Rehabilitation Assistant

Job Reference: 301-LBG-22-148270

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
East Staffs
Burton on Trent
£21,730 - £23,177

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava

Are you a Health Care Assistant or Rehabilitation Assistant looking for a new opportunity in the community? Have you always wanted to explore a career helping people reach their goals? Are you enthusiastic with a creative approach to rehabilitation? Are you passionate about making a difference to people’s lives? Then look no further.


We have an exciting opportunity for a band 3 Rehabilitation Assistant in the Adult Ability Team in East Staffs for a 12 month contract or secondment. This is an exciting role for someone who would like to gain more experience of community working within a supportive MDT environment, or is looking for a new challenge.


We are a community multidisciplinary team, based in Burton on Trent, supporting people with Progressive Neurological conditions in their own homes across East Staffordshire. You would be working alongside Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists, supporting assessments and implementing rehabilitation programmes.


The Adult Ability Team is co-located in Burton on Trent and works closely with other community services to support service users and share best practice. During the pandemic we have worked innovatively across therapies, and continue to do so, to ensure we have a service that can flex to meet changing demand to provide the best possible service to the people of East Staffordshire. We support each other in any way we can by holding regular meetings, professional development sessions and social events as guidance allows.


The ability to travel independently across East Staffs is essential for this role.

A change to the advertised hours will be considered.


For more information or an informal chat, please get in touch.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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