We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 3 Therapy Support Worker to join our Dietetics and Speech and Language Therapy Team at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), with cross site travel required occasionally.
We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good time management skills and works independently as well as within a team. We have strong links with our MDT colleagues and joint working is often key in much of our practice.
The post is part time, 30 hours per week.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of dietetic stock at RSH, working closely with their colleague at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Telford and also managing stock for the wider community hospitals. The successful candidate should also have some experience of working with adults with communication and swallowing problems and will be supporting the Speech and Language Therapists in their work throughout the hospital.
Part of the role may also be to support the delivery of training to fellow staff such as health care assistant's, housekeepers or nurses; as well as working closely with families and carers on the wards/ care homes and the community to support safe eating, drinking and swallowing ,deliver language and communication programmes and provide feeding pump training to patients and their family.
Working for our organisation
We are a friendly, forward thinking team working in a fast paced, rewarding environment. High quality patient care is at the forefront of our decision making and we are enthusiastic about welcoming new ideas and staff development.
Further details / Informal visits contact:
Name: Mike Davies
Title: Therapy Coordinator
Tel: 01952 641222 ext: 4101