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Therapy/Rehabilitation Technician

Hours: 37.5 hours Monday – Friday (part-time hours considered)
Salary: £21,100 - £22,200 p.a depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role
Closing date: Monday 14 June

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care and community living well services.

This is an exciting time to join us at St Barnabas Hospice as we grow our Allied Health Professional Team. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a progressive, dynamic multidisciplinary team continuing to deliver outstanding palliative care to people in our community.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Allied Health Professional Therapy technician to provide support to the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy service to inpatients, outpatients, Living Well patients and community-based patients under the care of St Barnabas House Hospice.

Following the assessment by the Senior Therapists, the emphasis is to provide on-going intervention based on the written care plan and patient-centred needs. The core function of the role will be to enable patients to maintain or improve their independence and quality of life through adopting a holistic approach to care which may or may not involve direct supervision. The post holder will be required to liaise with all service providers involved with the patient’s care as required.

Principal duties include;

  • Undertake specific skilled support to palliative care patients referred to the Therapy and Support team in both in-patient and community setting
  • Treat patients under the supervision of a therapist both individually and in groups as required in a variety of settings including inpatients, outpatients, in the community and Living Well Programme.
  • Be able to monitor and progress patient treatment as necessary within established guidelines, referring back to the therapy team when goals have been achieved.
  • Undertake administrative and household tasks as necessary to maintain the smooth running of the therapy and support team.
  • Monitor and order stock, mobility aids and supplies for the therapy and support team

For an informal discussion, please contact Holly Price on 07591 595813

Interview dates w/c 21st June 2021

If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete the application form attached and return it to hr@stbh.org.uk by the closing date provided.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.