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Therapy Support Worker vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10773
Job location:
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre
The Brooms
Emersons Green
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS16 7FH
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Therapy Support Worker to join our multidisciplinary team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre in Bristol.

At Emersons Green, we only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Bristol has been named the best place to live in Britain in 2017 by the Sunday Times best places to live guide. In 2015 it was the European Green Capital and in 2017 Rough Guide included it in one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world. With two railway stations you can easily reach London, Swansea and Cardiff as well as taking advantage of services to Birmingham and the North East. You also benefit from being close to the M4 as well as Bristol Airport.

First opened in 2009, Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre was awarded ‘Good’ in its last CQC Inspection in July 2016. The site offers state of the art operating facilities with care provided by highly trained clinical professionals who are able to take advantage of some of the best training and development opportunities in healthcare.

Responsible To

Physiotherapy Manager

Key Responsibilities

You will undertake skilled unsupervised support work which will include identifying patients equipment needs and liaising with suppliers in regards to supply/ installation/ cancellations/ extensions or need for additional equipment. This will take place in both pre-assessment clinics and post-operatively.

Other duties will include:

• Treating patients individually or in group sessions, in a variety of locations such as on the ward or in a clinic
• Supporting the running of the physiotherapy service through clerical and administration tasks, stock checks, ordering and maintenance of equipment
• Monitoring responses to intervention and communicating changes to the Physiotherapist involved

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Recent experience in acute healthcare setting
• Clinical competencies relevant for role

Desirable:

• Knowledge/experience of physiotherapy interventions
• Basic supplies management experience

Qualifications

• NVQ level 2 in healthcare

Additional Information

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week to cover Monday-Sunday. Shifts are worked between 08.30 and 20.00.

The salary for this role is £17,000 per annum.

At Emersons Green, we offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, minor orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, pain management, ophthalmology, and urology. In addition we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

For more information please visit http://www.emersonsgreentreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/ or call Sonia Sanghvi on 0118 952 1921.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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