We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Band 2 Therapy Support Worker to join our Stroke, Rehabilitation and Early Supported Discharge Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
The post is part time at 22.5 hours per week.
Main duties of the job
The role forms part of a team of generic Therapy Support Workers who currently work between the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy teams. There may be scope for further training in order to support the Speech and Language Therapy team. The role includes delivering therapy to patients, supporting the qualified therapists as well as administration and housekeeping tasks.
The post holder needs to be flexible, have good time management skills, confident IT skills, and work well in a team as well as independently.
We are delighted to be able to offer patients who have had a stroke the opportunity of assessment and treatment over the weekend and Bank Holidays and this post holder would be expected to participate in the 7-day working rota for this.
Working for our organisation
Our acute stroke service is based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. Services include hyper acute and acute stroke care wards and Stroke Early Supported Discharge.
We are a friendly, forward thinking team working in a fast paced rewarding environment. High quality patient care is at the core of our decision making and we are enthusiastic about welcoming new ideas and staff development.
The team have a robust supervision structure and a strong drive for personal and professional development across all bands and roles facilitating events within the team, department, Trust and externally to enable the best possible care is delivered to patients.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
Interest in the delivery of healthcare
Knowledge of the role of a therapy assistant and ability to work within the boundaries of the role
Maths and English GCSE Grade 9-4
Evidence of knowledge and skills sufficient to demonstrate the ability and willingness to study at NVQ level 2
Experience working within healthcare and evidence of interaction with a wide range of people