Rehabilitation Assistant NELFT NHS Foundation Trust Basildon SS14

  • Part Time
  • Basildon SS14
  • 22,816 -24,336 £ / Year

Website NELFT NHS Foundation Trust

Job details

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  • £22,816 – £24,336 a year

Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday


Basildon SS14

Full job description

Band 3 – Rehabilitation Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Rehabilitation and Frailty Team. We are looking for an experienced and motivated health care worker who is passionate about providing high standard of patient centred care. You will be working closely with community nurses, community matrons/ care coordinators, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and rehabilitation assistants who are committed to maintaining independence, promoting self-care and assisting patients to achieve their goals.

The successful candidate will be hardworking, reliable and able to use their initiative and work flexibly to respond to the service needs. You will be part of a friendly and approachable team, and will be well supported by your colleagues and line manager.

The Rehabilitation and Frailty Team currently operates from 07:00 to 22:00 every day, and Rehabilitation Assistant core hours are between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. Weekends and Bank Holidays are covered by Rehabilitation Assistants on a rota. We cover Basildon, Wickford, Billericay, Brentwood and Thurrock areas.

The post holder will work as a Rehabilitation Assistant within Rehabilitation and Frailty Team as part of a multidisciplinary team providing care and see a wide variety of patients predominately with physical conditions at home.

The post holder will be responsible for a delegated caseload as directed by qualified staff.

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (minimum payment of £1,192 and a maximum payment of £2,011 per annum pro rata).

The post holder will be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust’s Values in their day to day work. These are the 5P’s:

Putting people first
Prioritising quality
Being progressive, innovative and continually improve
Being professional and honest
Promoting what is possible – independence, opportunity and choice

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.


Ethan Anderson

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