Generic Therapy Assistant - Neurological
Lancaster, Lancashire, England
The Priory Highbank Centre specialises in complex neuro-disability, including care of tracheostomy and mechanical ventilated patients. You would be part of our dedicated interdisciplinary team who offer evidence based patient centred care and therapy to help patients maximise their physical, emotional and social potential.
Your role will involve assisting patients achieve their therapeutic goals, facilitating community activities and supporting the interdisciplinary teams, including Physio's, OT's, SLT's and the Social & Recreational Coordinator.
The role holder will have a NVQ 2 in Care or equivalent and should have excellent communication skills, flexible thinking and a dynamic approach to rehabilitation. Experience of neurological rehabilitation is desirable but not essential. A clean driving license is essential as driving the Company Minibus will be an integral part of your role.
The role will be on a rotational basis on all units within The Priory Highbank Centre and will involve evening, weekend working and Bank Holidays.
In return, Priory can offer excellent benefits, a flexible working environment, a commitment to CPD, the opportunity for clinical supervision and an excellent in-service training programme.
In return we can offer you:
* Extensive in-house training
* Subsidised meals whilst on duty
* Free on-site parking
Applicants will be subject to recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to the safeguarding of its service users.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure & Barring Services, which will be paid for by the Priory.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.
- £ 15541.5 - 15541.5 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Studying / Unqualified
Posted 9 Jun 2017
Closes 9 Jul 2017
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