Home First and Reablement

What is Home First and Reablement?

Our Home First and Reablement service supports people to return home after a stay in hospital. This helps them continue their recovery in their own surroundings – regaining their ability to live as independently as possible. Staying in hospital for longer than necessary has a negative impact on how
well patients recover. Ensuring that patients are given the chance to continue their lives at home is vital for their long-term health and wellbeing. 

The support we provide includes washing, dressing, cooking meals, accessing community services, arranging delivery services, improving mobility and balance so patients can safely use steps or stairs, walk in and outdoors, or use transport. They may have a particular hobby or interest that is important to them and would like help to get back doing the things they enjoy – this is something you can help them achieve.

Why you should join our team

This is an exciting time for our Home First and Reablement service. We are expanding to provide quality care and support to people returning home following a stay in hospital. You get to work in a bustling, cosmopolitan county surrounded by the beautiful Cotswolds and yet within easy access to the Midlands and South West of England.

We will help you grow and develop your professional and clinical skills in a variety of areas, so that you can achieve competence and specialisms in your particular field of interest. We will also support successful applicants to undertake an apprenticeship alongside their post to continue their professional development.

Current opportunities to join our team

We are recruiting for Rehabilitation Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists in a variety of locations around the county. If you are interested in applying, contact us using the form below, get in touch by emailing recruitment@ghc.nhs.uk or fill in the application form here – Home First Application Form

More about the roles

Rehabilitation Assistants

Rehabilitation Assistants work as part of a our therapy led team, undertaking activities according to the person’s goal plans, encouraging them to do as much as possible for themselves and live well and safely in their own homes. Rehabilitation Assistants do this by motivating and inspiring people to re-learn daily skills and enhance their quality of life.

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated person who wants to take up a new role working with people in their own homes? We can offer you training, development opportunities, regular supervision and support.

Do you enjoy:

  • working with people?
  • helping to understand and motivate people?
  • being involved in practical, sometimes personal and intimate care provision for people?
  • talking to people?
  • learning and developing skills?
  • working as part of a team, whilst able to work on your own?
  • do you want opportunities to develop and potentially to progress with your career?

This role is extremely rewarding as you will support people and work with them to do the things that are important to them. You don’t need to have experience of working in health and social care. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to discuss the prospect of undertaking a Level 3 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship alongside their substantive post, this apprenticeship would include the Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare.

Drop us a line to find out what opportunities we have for you to join our team – recruitment@ghc.nhs.uk 

Physiotherapists

If you are an experienced, dynamic and motivated Physiotherapist looking for a new challenge and to develop your clinical skills in a community setting then we would love to hear from you!

We want you: If you have a passion for rehabilitation, thrive working within multidisciplinary teams and have innovative ideas to develop and deliver personalised care plans that support people to maintain their health and wellbeing, to prevent or delay crises. You will need excellent communication skills and commitment to high quality patient care alongside flexibility and resilience to meet the challenges of community working. Opportunities exist for you to work with rapid access from our referral centre, bed-based reablement, Home First and domiciliary intervention so there’s plenty of scope for your professional development.

We will give you: A chance to work across adult integrated health and social care services, supported by Clinical specialists, Advanced Practitioners and Professional Leads, to help you grow and develop your professional and clinical skills in a variety of areas, so that you can achieve competence and specialisms in your particular field of interest.

Drop us a line to find out what opportunities we have for you to join our team – recruitment@ghc.nhs.uk 

Occupational Therapists

We are looking for Occupational Therapists who have experience of rehabilitation, excellent communication skills and are good team players. In return we will support you in developing you leadership, line management and clinical skills.

Working in our multi-disciplinary team involves both triage and assessment of patient need, as well as a caseload of patients in community reablement. It is a multifaceted role involving both triage and urgent response for rapid assessment of patient need, as well as a varied caseload of patients.

Drop us a line to find out what opportunities we have for you to join our team – recruitment@ghc.nhs.uk 

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