Job Title: Therapy Support worker
Base salary: £17,961
Hours (per week): 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week FTE)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: QEF Independent Living Services, Leatherhead (KT22 0BT)
Region: South-East of England
Closing date: 16th June 2021
Apply early! This opportunity may be closed early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
To assist the therapists in the care and treatment of the residents
To assist in the day to day running of the therapy department
To work with a fun-loving group of residents at ILS and staff motivated to provide a high level of support
To assist senior colleagues within the department with treatment of residents.
To prepare residents and treatment area in readiness for sessions. To assist residents at the end of sessions and replace equipment etc.
To provide personal care to the residents you are supporting within therapy
Under guidance from senior colleagues, to complete simple exercise routines with individual residents and assist or run simple group sessions.
To assist in a variety of physical activities and sessions within the Centre.
To assist with over-seeing the equipment needs of residents, liaising with outside agencies, as necessary, to arrange for repairs/quotes for new items.
To complete the Care Certificate within twelve weeks of joining QEF (provided and facilitated by QEF).
This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).
You are passionate about your area of work
Our Values and Behaviours inspire you
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proactive and patient with a positive outlook
Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work. You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else's life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users. In addition, you’ll receive:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
Pension and Life Assurance
Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
Free on-site parking
Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development
BEING PART OF QEF MEANS
Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.
Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.
Being an active team player.
Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.
DISABILITY CONFIDENT EMPLOYER
QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer
We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job
Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage
Click for a copy the Job Description and Person Specification.
If you would like an informal discussion before applying contact Carol Carr, Head of Therapies 01372 841111