Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we’ve developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We’re one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Are you an enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with a team but also autonomously and wants to help people recover and rehabilitate at home? If so, we would welcome you application for the position of rehabilitation support worker with the intermediate care, community rehabilitation team. Rehabilitation support workers work individually on programs set by physiotherapists and occupational therapists to help people improve their mobility and functional independence, as well as their general wellbeing.
We are a caring and resilient team that aims to provide high quality assessments and therapeutic interventions to people with a variety of medical conditions, including stroke and neuro, in their own homes.
You will need:
- Previous experience and skills in rehabilitation or caring role
- An interest in developing experience and skills in this role
- Car driver is preferrable as you will be required to travel across Redbridge
- Monthly supervision by a therapist and yearly appraisal
- In service training by the team
- Individually tailored training as necessary
- A supportive network of experienced rehabilitation support workers
- Refund of travel expenses to community home visits
This is a full time, fixed term post for 2 years.
Ambitious for Redbridge
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.