Community Respiratory Rehabilitation Assistant

Brighton, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 3

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Community Respiratory team in Brighton and Hove as a Band 3 Community Respiratory Rehabilitation Assistant. You will be working as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team comprising of Nurses, Physiotherapists, an Occupational Therapist, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, and Community Respiratory Rehabilitation Assistants.

The aim of this multidisciplinary team is to support chronic respiratory patients in the community to manage their lung conditions on a day to day basis and to help prevent unnecessary hospital admissions. The successful applicant will be responsible for following care plans given by all members of this multidisciplinary team. As well as visiting patients at home, they will also assist in pulmonary rehabilitation classes and clinics.

We are looking for an excellent team player who has outstanding communication skills and good time management and organisational skills, all essential requirements of this post.

It is essential that applicants hold a full UK driving licence and have a car available for work, as the successful applicant will be required to undertake home visits independently.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • Job Description & Person Specification
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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