NR187728 - Aberdeenshire H&SCP Physiotherapy Health Care Support Worker

Create an alert for jobs like this

Be the first to get notified when new jobs are added

You can unsubscribe at any time.

NHS Grampian Aberdeenshire HSCP Lower Marr Area, base Torphins Health and Resource Centre Band 3 HCSW post 0.5WTE/ 18.6 hours Permanent We are looking for a suitably experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Physiotherapy HCSW to work...

NHS Grampian

Aberdeenshire HSCP

Lower Marr Area, base Torphins Health and Resource Centre


Band 3 HCSW post

0.5WTE/ 18.6 hours Permanent


We are looking for a suitably experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Physiotherapy HCSW to work as part of the rehabilitation team in the Deeside area. The post holder will be expected to undertake specific skilled rehabilitative support work to aid implementation and progression of physiotherapy led interventions for patients. This may involve working in a variety of settings including, community hospital, patients own home or other appropriate venue. There will be an expectation to work both alongside the physiotherapy staff and independently/unsupervised at times.  Multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working is core to all interventions in our patient centred approach and this role will involve working closely with these extended team members.


The patient caseload will be overseen and supported by a Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will undertake treatment application with both progression and regression of activity, help motivate individuals and encourage self-management through activity, exercise and health promotion. Support will be available from within the physiotherapy team alongside structured supervision for caseload management including discussion around opportunities to enhance skills in line with KSF and agreed personal development plans.

Ongoing professional development is supported through local in-service programmes and NHSG HCSW programmes.

Completing an in-house training package to ensure competency is a requirement of the role. 


The physiotherapy team support clinical placements of physiotherapy students, alongside other health related students, which includes students spending time with a HCSW. 


The pattern of the hour distribution across the week is negotiable but will be led by the service need.


Interviews will take place on 15th August 2024. 


Informal enquiries to Nichola McPherson Team Lead Physiotherapist nichola.mcpherson@nhs.scot or Sarah Davidson Lead Physiotherapist Aberdeenshire sarah.davidson2@nhs.scot


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

You should apply for this post by completing the application process on Jobtrain.
DO NOT upload a CV as this will not be used for short listing purposes.
Posts close at midnight on the indicated date unless the advert states otherwise.  Post may close early due to volume of applications.
For help to complete an application on Job Train please follow this link: https://www.careers.nhs.scot/how-to-apply/application-process/
To view our accessibility statement, please follow this link: https://www.eess.nhs.scot/jobtrain-accessibility-statement/
Please note that our correspondence method is by e-mail, therefore please ensure you enter your email address accurately.
Please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.
Please contact Jobtrain Candidate Support Hub - https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home for advice and support with any system issues.
We recommend using the Internet Browser "Google Chrome" or "Microsoft Edge" when using Jobtrain.
Once you have submitted your application form you will be unable to make any amendments.
Some of our vacancies are for internal candidates only. If you are a member of staff, please ensure you update your Jobtrain profile to reflect that you are employed by NHS Grampian.

NHS Grampian forms one of the fourteen regional health boards of NHS Scotland and is responsible for providing health and social care services to a population of over 500,000 people living in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.


 

More similar jobs