Therapy Assistant Band 3

Bristol Community Health CIC – Bristol, BS1

Permanent – £18,813 to £20,795 per annum, pro rata

Bristol Community Health is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Therapy Assistant. They will provide support to patients mainly in their own homes and within the community, appropriate to the patients’ needs. They will be responsible for delivering care and assisting with rehabilitation under the direction of the Registered Professional, a Speech Therapist, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist.

We are looking for a Therapy Assistant with excellent communication skills, to provide care for patients with frequently complex neurological presentations in order to promote independence and reach goal orientated rehabilitation in the patient’s own environment.

Bristol Community Health is a Community Interest Company providing NHS Community services, our teams work closely together with the Community Discharge Coordination Centre and Intermediate care and there are strong links with the local acute sector, social care services, and voluntary organisations.

Supervision and in-service training is seen as an integral part of work. There is a comprehensive cross-profession supervision structure for all grades and in-service training covering core areas and community specialities.

Bristol is a fun, easily accessible, action packed city with something for everyone – shopping, history, culture, scenery, nightlife, outdoor activities and many restaurants which we visit as a team!

All applicants must be able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes.

This post will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau clearance at an Enhanced level. If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from Bristol Community Health within four weeks of the closing date, please assume on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

For further information please contact: Rhiannon Ferguson-Thomas, SCNS co-ordinator or Gill Self, Occupational Therapist on 0117 9617182

Closing date: 27/05/2019