Therapy Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00078054-1
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Dudley, West Midlands
  • Salary: £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role Overview:
As an experienced Therapy Coordinator, you will provide support to our service users in a way that is respectful, promotes independence and enables the individuals you support to realise their own potential. This may also include supporting individuals in accessing the community, in their own homes or in any setting their needs and choices may require. A Therapy Coordinator will both work alone in conjunction with the people they support and as part of the wider interdisciplinary team (IDT).

Therapy Coordinators work alongside the Therapy teams coordinating and implementing therapy plans across the service; developing, writing and monitoring goals, will maintain accurate records and actively ensure effective communication and reporting across all team members both verbally and in writing.

At Voyage Care, we already have a number of specialist ABI rehabilitation services across the country, and we work intensively with multi-disciplinary teams to rehabilitate and provide on-going care and support for people with brain injuries and complex needs.

We are keen to attract experienced staff, preferably with experience in supporting service users with acquired brain injuries who and can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. We offer all the training, benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

Paid DBS & Holidays **
Salary scale /progression if you want it
Life insurance & Pension Scheme
Retail rewards & savings
Long service awards
Refer a Friend Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C apply**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

Therapy Coordinator - Key Result Areas:

Communicating with the individuals you support and key people using appropriate verbal and written communication methods including tact, empathy and diplomacy. Understanding clinically based information (written and verbal) from involved therapists and communicating in clear and understandable language back to people supported and service team members as needed. This may include using specialist communication methods for which training would be provided
Plan and implement activity schedules to include purposeful and meaningful structure which enables the individual's support to work on their therapy goals throughout day to day activities and during specialised groups and sessions. Monitoring and updating these schedules will be done routinely to make sure goals are addressed in the most effective and meaningful way possible.
Recording, completing and overseeing any appropriate documentation in order to ensure that individuals' records, observations or research results are accurate and informative
Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, analyse the effectiveness of therapy plans through observation and review of data collected and initiate necessary changes, the Therapy Coordinator will present key information to others, in feedback sessions and within formal review meetings to ensure a consistent and effective person-centred approach.
Assisting and monitoring individuals with household activities such as cooking, mealtimes, laundering and cleaning in order to promote a healthy environment for the people you support and the promotion of independent living.
Undertaking all training, statutory and specific, relevant to the needs of the service and the people you support and according to relevant current legislation.
To keep the Registered Manager informed of the outcomes or issues that are identified during Therapy Sessions as well as implementation of plans and support guidance regarding both goal progression and attainment.
Assisting with individuals' care, including personal care, toileting and assisting with bathing in order to maintain a high standard of hygiene where the individual requires this. This may include people moving techniques, using hoists and re-positioning individuals as required.
Working a shift pattern which will reflect the visiting therapists' schedules and working at multiple sites as necessary; this may include weekdays, weekends, wake nights, sleep-in, wake night duty and bank holidays as required.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

COVID-19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010