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Stroke ESD Neuro Rehab Assistant

Job Reference: 310-COP01-1847238

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Neuro Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Unit, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon
£21,089 - £23,761 pa pro rata

CPFT are excited to offer a Neuro-Rehabilitation Assistant post within their Stroke Early supported Discharge team. This is a full time 6 month fixed term post.

The successful candidate will work within a skilled multi disciplinary team, and be an integral part of the team. Support will be provided to enable the candidate to develop their Neuro rehabilitation therapy skills within the team and there will be opportunities for ongoing learning and development. The Stroke Early supported Discharge team provide expert therapy for people over the age of 18 years who have had a mild/moderate Stroke. The team work with patients and their families for a period of 6 weeks providing intense Neuro rehabilitation.

The successful candidate will join our South Stroke Early Supported Discharge team and will have a base at either Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon or Brookfields Hospital, Cambridge.

The role will be working in the community setting with patients following a mild/moderate stroke. You will work with patients in their own home and also within our community inpatient wards. You will have opportunities to work closely with other multidisciplinary teams in the community, primary care, the acute neuro rehab team, the Early supported discharge for stroke team and other outside agencies. There is an in-service training programme in place. The post is within a multidisciplinary team and you will work alongside our Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist’s, Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists and Rehab assistants.

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. As well as being flexible and adaptable to support service delivery across the organisation. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.

In return we will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynda Morris, Operations Manager - 07976755011

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

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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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