The assistant is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing essential support to professional and senior staff. You will be delegated appropriate tasks by professionally qualified team members including: Physiotherapists, Nurses, Dieticians, Occupational Therapist and Pharmacist. You will assist those professionals working under their supervision and guidance in undertaking both clinical and non-clinical tasks.
You will be responsible for seeing a delegated number of clients, with a frequency determined by the client intervention plan, produced following assessment by professional staff. You will visit patients mostly in their own homes and carry out a range of therapeutic interventions. This is underpinned by a performance framework and report back to senior and clinicians within the service, regarding the outcome of their visit, and documenting that with any other changes noted in relation to the wider treatment plan. An active role with patients requires effective communication with clients, relatives, professionals and other agencies.
Training, supervision and support will be provided to enable you to work within your agreed competence levels.
You should have relevant experience working in paid or voluntary capacity, preferably in a community setting, and have relevant experience in rehabilitation care.
A current Driving Licence is desirable for this post.
This post is a permanent post that is full time for 37.5 hours a week. At present no weekend work occurs, but this may be a development in the future.
Claire Roux, Team Lead on 07970394088.
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