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Therapy Support Worker

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Therapy
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hour per week
Job ref
349-LCO-001-19
Site
Wythenshawe Offices
Town
Manchester
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 p.a.
Closing
Today at 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

This is an exciting time to join our Discharge to Assess team in south Manchester supporting patients in their own homes after discharge from hospital. 

This multi professional, integrated health & social care team is one of the teams in that make up the Manchester Community Response Service in south Manchester.

The team is now looking to recruit an innovative, enthusiastic Band 3 Therapy assistant / support worker to join therapists, nurses, social care staff and other support workers working in the community.

Working as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team you will help support the patients and their families & carers after discharge for up to 7 days. 

Staff  work over 7 days a week and service hours are 08:00 - 20:00

The job also involves independent travel within the local geographical area to deliver the role.

With the above in mind, you would ideally have experience working  in the NHS and possibly some experience in community settings.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jade Ward,

Therapy Lead

Discharge To Assess

Jade.ward2@mft.nhs.uk

Jade.ward@nhs.net

Tel:

07967 014 619

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0161 291 5989