Senior Rehabilitation Assistant - Neuropsychiatry
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Senior Rehabilitation Assistants - Neuropsychiatry Pathway
Salary: £15,913 to £19,585 plus £683 clinical allowance and excellent benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
St Andrew’s is the UK’s largest mental health charity. We offer specialist secure services for men, women, adolescents and older people across mental health, learning disability, brain injury and degenerative disorders such as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. Putting Service Users’ needs at the heart of everything we do, we have built an innovative culture of clinical expertise.
We are looking for a motivated, interested and enthusiastic person to join our forward thinking and motivated teams. Neuropsychiatry is a specialist service which provides assessment and rehabilitation for adult Service Users, both male and female with Acquired Brain injury and challenging complex needs who require assessment, management and treatment in a locked environment. We currently have opportunities within the following areas:
Berkeley Close: Berkeley Close First Floor is a specialist Acquired Brain Injury ward within the Neuropsychiatry Pathway, based in the community near to the Northampton site. It offers community based rehabilitation for male patients with an acquired brain injury within a locked setting. The Berkeley Close First Floor team aims to provide a high quality service offering assessment, treatment, care and security.
Tallis Ward - Tallis Ward is a 15 bedded locked service. It aims to provide a high quality neuropsychiatry service that offers assessment and rehabilitation for males who have sustained an acquired brain injury. Tallis admits service users with a brain injury or a neurological condition who have typically been excluded from rehabilitation elsewhere. The service specialises in dealing with males who present with challenging behaviour and who may also have cognitive and psychological difficulties.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide high standards of care, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, excellent attendance record and be able to work flexibly as part of a team.
We are looking for:
• Experience of working with brain injury or within a highly challenging environment.
• Somebody with experience of mentoring others.
• Flexibility and resilience
• Good level of computer literacy / MS Word, Excel etc.
• Ability to delegate and monitor performance of others
Closing Date: 29th January 2017
Interviews held : 14th February 2017
There is the opportunity for you to apply to our Aspire Programme, a nursing bursary programme, which could support you while training to be a qualified nurse. Each year we provide the financial and development support for 20 of our employees to gain a Nursing Degree.
- £ 15913 - 19585 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Studying / Unqualified
Posted 10 Jan 2017
Closes 9 Feb 2017
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