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Rehabilitation Support Worker

Job Reference: 378-B0797

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 14P Neighbourhood Rehabilitation and Crisis Response Service
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Health Care/Rehabilitation Support Workers to join our Community Intermediate Care Services (Neighbourhood Rehabilitation Service and Crisis Response team). Successful candidates will gain valuable experience working across the Intermediate Care pathway. The agile base for the team is Kendray Hospital, however successful candidates will be working across the Barnsley area therefore being a car user and driver is essential to the role.

Support workers will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of nursing and allied health professionals who work across the Intermediate Care pathway in community. Our Neighbourhood and Rehabilitation and Crisis Response service provide a 24/7 service which includes:

  • Crisis response nursing and support offered as an alternative to hospital admission.

  • Out of hour’s district nursing provision

  • Early hospital discharge support for patients requiring intravenous antibiotics

  • Multi-disciplinary assessment and rehabilitation.

The teams provide assessment, treatment and support within patient’s own homes, Independent Sector Care Homes and spot-purchased nursing care homes, based on patient need and dependency levels.

It is essential that candidates have the ability to use their own initiative, have good communication skills and are able to manage their time effectively.

The use of a vehicle to undertake any necessary travel in connection with the duties of the post is essential along with the ability to work flexibly including shift work, weekends and bank holidays.

For more information please contact; Shaun Riordan Service Manager, Neighbourhood Rehabilitation and Crisis Response team on 01226 644252.

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644081.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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.

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