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Rehab Support Worker

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 3 Rehabilitation Support Worker to join the Honiton and Ottery St Mary (HOSM) Community Rehab Team.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

You will be based at Honiton Hospital, which is located in a beautiful part of rural East Devon, our catchment area also includes Ottery St Mary and Cranbrook and is part of the wider HOSM-SAS Cluster covering Sidmouth, Axminster and Seaton. We are within easy reach of the University city of Exeter, the M5, Exeter St David’s train station and Exeter Airport, offering excellent transport links.

In HOSM we are passionate about providing excellent patient care by the right person, in the right place and at the right time through communication and integration. You will work alongside Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, a Rehab Nurse, Assistant Practitioners and Rehab Support Workers. The role will involve delivering goal-based rehabilitation programmes including supporting with home exercise programmes, mobility practice and functional activity practice, devised for patients by therapists in the team for patients living in their own homes and in care homes. You will also be involved in group work, supporting clinicians to run both the Strength and Balance exercise group and the Neuro Active group.

You will also work with the Urgent Community Response Team at the weekend on a rota basis.

You will be part of a friendly and supportive community therapy service that works in partnership with our health and social care colleagues. We are committed to maximising the potential of our staff and you will be well supported and encouraged to continuously develop your knowledge and skills to meet the needs of yourself and the service.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a welcoming and innovative multidisciplinary team and we welcome applications from driven and versatile individuals.

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.

Working Pattern: 30 hours per week.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

For further information please contact: Verity Stone, Physiotherapy Clinical Lead on 07503235700 or or Leonie Winstanley, Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead on 0755226780 or

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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