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Rehabilitation Assistant

Job Description

Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our “Conversation into Action” programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better.

Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre – near Ashford

Hothfield has been through a period of extensive change and refurbishment with the team having made significant progress in improvements to the service, through the development of staff, systems and the environment. This includes a new senior management team and the refurbishment and re-commissioning of our impressive hydrotherapy pool, due to open in the autumn 2016.

Improvements to our service continue as we strive to maintain a high level of person-centered individualised multi-disciplinary care and recovery.

The centre is a 44 bed facility providing specialist short-term and long-term person-centered rehabilitation, therapy and support for adults with either a brain injury or other complex neurological conditions.

We also care for patients who are no longer able to be cared for at home but who with some specialist help can take part in everyday activities and live as independently as possible.

Situated within 12 acres, our service offers intense rehabilitation for adults in the post-acute phase following a brain injury right through to step-down independent living.

The centre is located in the village of Hothfield, 3 miles from the busy town of Ashford.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Rehabilitation Assistants are to our patients/ residents recovery.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Rehabilitation Assistants work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

Job Summary:

  • To provide an excellent caring service in conjunction with the qualified nursing team
  • Be actively involved in patient care
  • maintain and develop high standards of care for our patients while being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
  • Contribute towards effective communication, by reporting to nurse in charge any information given by patient/relative, incident or observation which may affect patients' physical/mental well-being
  • Contribute to the maintenance of safe and comfortable ward environment in accordance with health and safety standards

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Rehabilitation Assistant you will be:

  • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centered approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • Show leadership qualities and be willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care

In return we offer you:

  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Contributory Personal Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free uniforms where applicable

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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