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Rehabilitation Assistant / Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: J123-358---HOTHFIELD

Employer:
The Huntercombe Group
Location:
Hothfield near ASHFORD, Kent
Salary:
From £16230.24 - £16716.96

Are you dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do. We want you!

We are currently seeking Rehabilitation Assistants / Health Care Assistants to join our Specialist Brain Injury Neurological Care & Rehabilitation Service at Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Neurological Care Centre, located in Hothfield just 3 miles from Ashford, Kent.

The centre is a 32 bed facility providing specialist short-term and long-term person-centred rehabilitation, therapy and support for adults with either a brain injury or other complex neurological conditions.

We also care for patients who are no longer able to be cared for at home but who with some specialist help can take part in everyday activities and live as independently as possible.

Situated within 12 acres, our service offers intense rehabilitation for adults in the post-acute phase following a brain injury right through to step-down independent living.

The centre is located in the village of Hothfield, 3 miles from the busy town of Ashford.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Rehabilitation Assistants are to our patients/ residents recovery.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Rehabilitation Assistants work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

As a Rehabilitation Assistant working in our Specialist Brain Injury and Neurological Care Service your main duties will be:

  • To assist the senior trained staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks
  • Maintaining and developing a high standard of care for our patients/residents by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
  • Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to the nurse in charge any information given by the patient/resident or relative of any incident or observation which may affect our patients physical/mental well-being
  • Providing practical assistance to our patients/residents in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as possible
  • To be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
  • To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Rehabilitation Assistant you will be:

  • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
  • Willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care and demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK

In return we offer you:

  • Thorough induction and on site training
  • Opportunity to undertake apprenticeship training (Healthcare Support Worker, level 2, 3, depending on experience)
  • Regular supervision and appraisal
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Annual increments in salary based on professional development and appraisal system
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our ‘grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, please click Apply now.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.




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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