The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of individuals from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. DCHS is also an LGBT inclusive employer. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.
PLEASE NOTE, WE HAVE 2 VACANCIES AVAILABLE, AS DETAILED BELOW:
1 x Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
1 x FTC until 31/8/20 (secondment cover), 37.5 hours per week
Please specify in your application on your supporting information if you have a preference regarding the posts available
High Peak Integrated Community Services are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Therapy Support Worker.
The post holder will work on within the community as part of a positive and patient focussed team to provide patient centred care.
The skills required to meet this exciting but demanding post are:
• The ability to work as part of a team.
• The ability to carry out treatment as delegated by qualified Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapists or Nurses.
• Excellent communication skills.
• The ability to be flexible and be able to manage own time efficiently.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Daniel Stevenson, Integrated Community Team Leader
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS) is one of the largest providers of specialist community healthcare in England and we currently employ around 4,500 staff. We deliver a variety of services across Derbyshire, caring for nearly 1.8 million patients each year.
We deliver patient care through 11 community hospitals, 4 minor injury units, 29 health centres and a learning disability centre. Another key part of our service is out in the community where we care for people in their own homes via therapists, health visitors and district nurses, and promoting public health in the wider community. As a Trust we care for patients of all ages with a special focus on the needs of elderly people and the very young.
DCHS has been recognised as a top 10 NHS organisation to work for in the UK by the Health Service Journal and NHS Employers in their Best Places to Work 2015 campaign. The Trust is also the runner-up in the category for the best NHS community trust employer.
Our vision “to be the best provider of local healthcare and to be a great place to work”
1) To get the basics right
2) To act with compassion and respect
3) To make a difference
4) To value and develop teamwork
5) To value everyone’s contribution because everyone matters
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