HCRG Care Group

Rehab Assistant

HCRG Care Group

Sep 22nd, 2022
Established in 2006 by our Chief Executive Dr Vivienne McVey and like-minded colleagues, we are one of the UK’s leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services.

From around 500 locations across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year.
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https://www.hcrgcaregroup.com/
Job Introduction

As a Rehab Assistant you will join the Community Neuro Rehab Team who are focused on making our service users and staff feel the difference. The role of the rehab assistant is provide a plan of therapy as set out by one of our therapists. The team are passionate about caring for patients with a neurological disorder. We are made up of a variety of specialities from occupational therapist, physiotherapist and nurses. It is a great team to learn and grow your skills and knowledge.

Our service is providing therapy to our patients mostly within their own home. We cover a wide area of Dartford, Gravesend and Swanley. You have to be a car driver to be able to fulfill this role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Expected to ensure correct use of confidential information and sensitive information in line with CALDECOT
  • Complies with Trust operational policies and procedures
  • Participate in individual and team training
  • To work in a team structure, liaising with colleagues and other members of the multi-professional team.
  • To participate in the ongoing development and evaluation of the team.
  • The post holder is expected to communicate effectively so that the appropriate members of The Community Neuro Rehab Team are aware of any changes to patient’s needs or problems associated with prescribed programme of therapy.
  • Undertake prescribed Therapy/ Nursing tasks with the patient independently
  • To lead Group therapy programmes as well as individual programmes.
  • Provide the appropriate professional with up to date accurate information regarding patient’s progress.
  • The post holder is expected to act in ways that support equality and value diversity, in accordance with legislation, national and local policies.
  • Knowledge of caring for people with complex needs
  • To understand the philosophy of rehabilitation
  • To undertake individual rehabilitation programmes of care with the patient.
  • To act courteously and professionally towards patients and colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbal.
  • Provide holistic care respecting patient’s rights and individuality
  • To be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • To have knowledge and understanding of the fundamental aspects of therapy.
  • To have knowledge and awareness of infection control policies and procedures

The Ideal Candidate

This post is suitable for somebody who has some prior experience of care or rehab background. Good communication skills are essential as being able to work independently due to the nature of the role.

Car driver essential

About The Company

We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006, we are one of the UK’s leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year – guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, someties a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website’s privacy policy.

Package Description

As a Rehab Assistant, you’ll be part of our valued team at Gravesham Community Hospital

You will feel valued as a Rehab Assistantwithin HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

  • £21,730 with access to our group pension
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
    • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with 100% of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

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