Stroke Community Support Worker

Stroke Community Support Worker

Full Time Position
West Kent Area £20,075 pa (increasing to £20,775 after probation)

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of this new Community Stroke pathway, supporting people to recover and get back their independence. You will play an important part of shaping the service and being an integral of the team from the start! If you have an interest in supporting patients returning home from hospital, who have suffered with a Stroke and need to rehabilitate within their own environment, then this unique job role and will definitely provide you with job satisfaction.

This 6-week service supports patients who have had a Stroke, you will have a pivotal part to play, which aims to enhance their potential for recovery. You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team, such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Specialist Nurses. The successful candidate will be involved in supporting and promoting their personal activities of daily living, which may include regular use of selected exercises will aid the patients in building up their muscles, improving abilities, well-being and to improve their quality of life.
Just like the outstanding care we provide; Hilton Nursing Partners has been rated as “Outstanding” from the CQC.

We are ideally looking for individuals who have previous care experience with an interest in neurological conditions and happy to work autonomously and as part of a team. Ideally the candidate will hold a Health and Social Care Qualification and already completed their Care Certificate. Due to the nature of working within the community time management is essential.
Hilton Nursing Partners understands it is essential to have a workforce that feels valued and supported. We will be providing full training to ensure our staff become experts within the speciality and will receive regular training.

· Compassion: Our Support is based on empathy, respect, and dignity.
· Innovation: We look beyond established ways and systems of supporting patients.
· Courage: We challenge ourselves and those we support in order to optimise patient outcomes.
· Enabling Choice: We support patients in order to maximise their future life choices.
· Trust: We work in partnership with patients, colleagues and other professionals based on open and honest communication.

You need to have a current driving licence and own car; mileage is paid at 25p per mile. Hilton provide many other benefits, such as additional annual leave to recognise length of service. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS check, which Hilton Nursing Partners will pay for, including being a part of the DBS Update Service.

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