Rehabilitation Support Worker – East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Welcome to East Sussex, a place that boasts a beautiful coastline, beaches and the South Downs National Park. Close to Brighton and rail links to London. Come and join our friendly, sociable, valued and experienced team working within an integrated Health and Social Care community rehabilitation service based in Hampden Park, covering the Eastbourne, Seaford and Hailsham areas.
The crisis response service is a short-term service which assesses and treats people within their own home. The service aims to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital or long-term care, enable earlier discharges from hospital and promote independence and quality of life.
Please note that it is requirement for this role to have a driving licence and access to a vehicle
You will be part of a friendly, supportive, professional integrated team which provides a 7-day service and uses an inter-professional model of working. Continuing Professional Development is supported and supervision and training are integral to the working practices of the team. You will assist the therapists within the team to support patients to remain at home, this could involve attending joint assessment, providing equipment and reviewing mobility and tasks of daily living.
The post holder will be required to work flexibly and visit people in their own home and liaise with clients in acute and intermediate care settings if necessary prior to discharge. The ability to travel around the county in a timely fashion is essential, this therefore means that you need a driving licence and access to a vehicle.
We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work
We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.
In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.
Please refer to the job description attached.
If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.