We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people's lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.
We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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The Home ward Rapid Response Team provides integrated pathways to meet the needs of the local community with the aim of preventing hospital admission. An opportunity has arisen in the Rapid Response Service for an enthusiastic and motivated physiotherapist to work in the community setting. The successful applicant will be part of a multidisciplinary team and be expected to develop extended skills.
The post holder will provide rapid specialised assessment and treatment of patients who have complex physical, psychological and sensory impairments and initiate services to safely avoid unnecessary hospital admission. The successful candidate will share ownership of the Home ward caseload.
The post holder will have a supporting role in the day-to-day operational management of junior staff, delegating activities appropriately and monitoring the quality of care given. The post holder will be expected to support, identify and promote areas for service development.
The post holder will be based at Ealing Hospital and will be completing patient visits within the borough of Ealing. The multidisciplinary Rapid Response team will assess and stabilise patients with urgent care needs in the community. The service operates between the hours of 08.00 and 22.00, seven days a week. Currently, the post holder will be expected to work 12 hour shifts between 08:00 and 22:00, some weekends and bank holidays. The contracted hours are full time (37.5 hpw).
The post holder must hold a relevant qualification with community experience or other comparable/transferable skills. They should have experience in the management of Rehabilitation Support Workers. They should have a good understanding and knowledge of relevant legislation and treatment methods used in this specialist field. They should be a car driver and have access to a car for use at work. They should be adaptable to change and embrace innovation.
Please note, should we experience a high level of applications for this post the vacancy may be closed before the advertised closing date. If you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted by email, please ensure you check your email regularly. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible after the closing date.
For further details / informal visits contact: Mairi MacMillan Apply