Support Worker

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time
Ilkeston DE7
£21,730 - £23,177 a year
Posted 14 days ago
Job description
The role requires day-to-day delivery of Therapy in the Community, working alongside the Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Advanced Therapy Support Workers in patients own homes and care homes.

You will be delivering rehabilitation plans established by the team to work on achieving the goals set. This will require you to work within a large Integrated Community Team consisting of Community Nursing and a Frailty Team.

Our Core Therapy service operates a shift pattern between 08:30am and 16.30pm Monday to Friday and a shift pattern of between 10:30am and 18:30pm, at weekends and Bank Holidays. The later shift pattern is covered by the Core Therapy Team and the Rapid Therapy Team on a rota basis.

You will be required to drive to your visits and be able to operate a laptop and write notes onto Systmone. You will need to exhibit excellent team working and communication to be able to assist in caseload management. We hold weekly Therapy team huddles to discuss discharge planning of patients on our active caseload of which you will play an essential role.

If you have the necessary experience and enthusiasm to make a difference, we would love to hear from you!

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people’s own homes and via virtual consultations.

During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.

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The successful candidates will have high levels of personal credibility and the ability to instantly form effective working relationships in a range of work settings.

Please read the Job description to get a further understanding of who we are looking for to join our patient focused, enthusiastic team.

You will have the opportunity to really make a difference in ensuring that quality services are delivered both now and into the future based around our patient needs.

We will also work with you regarding your on-going development.

As a clinical employee it will be your responsibility to ensure that your behaviour and values reflect those set out in the DCHS Way outlined on our website and in the additional information provided.

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