Health Care Assistant

Job ID: 848784
Location: North Kirklees
Category: Health
Salary: up to 15/hr negotiable
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Job Reference: J210-NOPS036

Employer:Connect PhysiotherapyLocation:North KirkleesSalary:up to 15/hr

Vacancy ID - NOPS036
Job Title - Health Care Assistant
Location - North Kirklees
Part Time
Salary: up to 15.00 per hour depending upon qualifications and experience

Make a difference to what matters

Connect are now looking for well-organised and conscientious Rehabilitation Therapist who will provide treatment of patients for rehabilitation and exercise prescription under delegation from a healthcare professional.

You'll deliver, teach and monitor individual exercise programmes. You'll use your knowledge of medical MSK diagnosis healing times and identify when expected recovery or outcome of rehabilitation is not being attained in relation to a patient under exercise prescription.

You'll re-assess, progress and establish exercise care plans inclusive of the use of the following clinical modalities - Exercise therapy, Massage therapy, Strapping/taping skills and Hot/cold therapies.

You'll contribute and promote a positive and dynamic image and culture to both internal and external stakeholders. At all times striving to reflect and encourage core value behaviours, along with meeting all requirements for maintenance of professional development as outlined by regulator CHNC and Society of Sports Therapy.

Who we're looking for

You'll be positive, constructive and approachable, along with holding a BSc in Sports Therapy by CHNNC approved course or successfully have completed an appropriate accreditation training course in Health and Social Care, - e.g. HNC in Occupational Therapy Support or above, NVQ Level III or equivalent or have proven relevant experience as a Therapies Technical Instructor at NHS Band 3 or above. It is desirable for you to have a care certificate.

Ideally you'll have proven experience of working as a rehabilitation service provider and have proven face to face communication skills to enable you to communicate effectively with both patients and colleagues alike using a variety of mediums.

You'll be positive, constructive and approachable and carry out tasks with fairness and integrity at all times, along with being well organised, conscientious and capable of working collaboratively with the Physiotherapy Team.

The majority of clinical diaries and patient notes are administered electronically and as such you'll have good IT skills and be willing to embrace innovation and technological advances that improve service delivery.

What we'll give you

We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. This is why we continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits. These include Up to 30 days' holiday, a day off for your birthday, online discounts portal, employer pension contributions, nursery vouchers, employee assistance programme and cycle to work scheme, and are our way of saying thank you for your continued time, effort and contribution to the company.

About the Business Area

Our expertise and experience, puts us at the forefront of MSK pathway design so we deliver care that is integrated, evidence-based and locally responsive.

Connect offer a range of accessible musculoskeletal and rehabilitation services in a variety of convenient locations including GP surgeries, clinics and health centres. Our community-based models focus on prevention and effective rehabilitation.

So who is Connect?

We've grown from a single private clinic to being the largest provider of community musculoskeletal physiotherapy services in the UK, with over 150 clinical experts in MSK and occupational physiotherapy. We provide bespoke occupational services to companies and organisations and are a trusted and longstanding provider of numerous community service contracts across the country for the NHS.

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Job Type:Fixed termWorking pattern:Part TimePay Scheme:OtherStaff Group:Allied Health Professionals

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