An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced RSWs to join our Intermediate Care Teams as part of the Integrated Community & Support Services (ICASS).

The Intermediate Care Service provides rehabilitation and enablement to the adult population within the locality. This will be delivered to service users as in-patients, out-patients or within their own home.

The primary function of this role will be to work with the Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy & Nursing Services within Intermediate Care to deliver therapeutic treatment programmes to service users in the ward setting or their own homes, preventing hospital admission and supporting early discharge from hospital. Occupational Therapists, Home Care Manager, Physiotherapists & Nursing will provide specialist assessments to this patient group and allocate work to you. This post will primarily deal with the function of daily rehabilitation in the community; a service provided 365 days of the year from 0800-2200.

You will have an SVQ Level III in Health and Social Care or equivalent. Experience working as a support worker would be desirable. It would be desirable to have experience working with older people as they are the main group of service users referred.

Working as part of a supportive multidisciplinary team you will be expected to carry out ongoing treatment programmes for a mixed caseload of mainly older people. You will have good organisational skills, excellent communication skills and be able to work independently as well as within the team. There may be occasions where you will be required to work in one of the other community hospital sites.

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    You will require to work the hours flexibly over 7 days. Our service offers regular supervision, PDP and supports training opportunities. The ability to travel throughout the area is essential.

    Please note the salary is pro rata for part time hours.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Alison Constance (alison.constance@nhs.scot) or Elizabeth Wright (elizabeth.wright5@nhs.scot).

    A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

    NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.

    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.

    NHS Scotland


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