Rehabilitation Assistant

CareTech UK
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Uplands Independent Hospital is a Rehabilitation and Recovery service which is situated in Fareham where our multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs. We are seeking to recruit a highly experienced and motivated Rehabilitation Assistant to join our rehabilitation and recovery hospital in Fareham, who share our vision for high quality Mental Health recovery services and who wants to make a difference.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week which may include working occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Previous experience working within a Mental Health setting is essential.

Main Responsibilities:

To have a good knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with mental health problems and how these personalized needs can be most appropriately met.

To uphold resident’s rights to privacy, dignity and choice in a way that is consistent with their own safety and the safety of others.

Under the guidance of the Occupational Therapists, organize social, recreational and occupational activities, to meet individual resident’s particular interests and therapeutic needs.

To liaise with Care Staff and make reference to Recovery Plans regarding supporting residents and in particular contribute to the development of an activities Care Plan that will be therapeutic, stimulating and fulfilling.

To organize, and be involved in, activities that involve community contacts outside the Home to encourage integration and a sense of belonging in the local community.

To review with residents and other staff the appropriateness and effectiveness of the activities programme weekly and amend as necessary.

Why CareTech?

We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards

We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care

We have a proven progression path – most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers

We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme and much more!

We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.

CareTech are Disability Confident Employer