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Community Rehabilitation Assistant



Band 2 Nurse salary

JOB TITLE: Community Rehabilitation Assistant
BAND: Band 2
HOURS: Part-time – flexible working and weekends as required
LOCATION: Rayleigh Clinic

To be an active member of this domiciliary rehabilitation team, providing short term, high
quality rehabilitation in a community environment. This will mean working without direct
supervision carrying out tasks identified via personalised plans of care under the direction of
the Nurses, Therapists and Associate Practitioners within the team.
The team strive to promote independence and recovery following discharge from hospital, or
to prevent unnecessary hospital admission by providing the right patient with the care as the
right time.

Delivering a compassionate, dignified and respectful service to patients at all times
Ensuring the values outlined in the NHS constitution are adhered to daily and any matter of
concern are raised with the relevant line manager or through the necessary processes within
the Trust.

• Undertake through individual care plans, personal, practical and rehabilitative duties as set by staff including nurses, therapists and associate practitioners.
• Work as a member of this multidisciplinary team observing, recording and reporting any changes in a patient’s condition or circumstances Open Compassionate Empowering
• Be aware of home safety – reporting an hazards to the patient or staff to the shift leader so appropriate action can be taken
• Be familiar with the steps necessary in an emergency and be able to act accordingly
• Ensure the needs of carers and relatives are listened too and incorporated into service needs by reporting these back to shift leaders
• Apply knowledge/skills gained from education/training so that high care standards are maintained at all times

• Participate in ongoing personal development and training including all aspects of mandatory training as scheduled
• Manage resources including equipment and supplies in an economical way to prevent waste, while ensuring standards pertaining to infection control and safety are met at all times
• Be aware of the standards related to the Care Quality Commission and how this post can support the evidence of compliance to these standards
• Develop and maintain links with other community staff to promote integrated working
• Be aware of current NHS initiatives and how these may affect the team and service provision
• Ensure own practice is of a high standard at all times

• Record accurately in line with record keeping policy in both written and electronic records as necessary
• Ensure excellent communication is achieved and maintained with patients, colleagues and the pubic at all times
• Attend team meetings as often as possible to ensure understanding, and to assist in the promotion of a team where members are respected and involved at all times
• Ensure all individuals whether patients, colleagues or members of the public are treated with respect and dignity at all times
• Respect the personal, religious and cultural beliefs of patients and their carers at all times

If this job interests you please get in touch with this recruiter via email or phone.

Alexia Agathangelou


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