Senior Occupational Therapist
Senior Occupational therapists are invited to join a developing and diverse team that is forward thinking and dynamic. We are working together with both Health and Social Care to smooth the transition from hospital to home, supporting people to stay in their homes for as long as possible, maximising the role of the individual and informal carer changing people’s lives for the better.
Experience with long term complex health conditions and community working is desirable along with a knowledge of equipment provision to support people to remain at home.
Current M & H training and knowledge of the principle of applying single handed care to assessment, prescription and provision of care.
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1 full time posts is available within the Urgent Care provision pathway of the Team.
* To support Long Term complex cases within the Community.
* Manage long term complex cases - including younger adults & bariatric.
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 10
This is a Monday to Friday post with an opportunity to work occasional weekends.
It is envisaged that all staff would participate in the core business of the Directorate This includes the following examples, the discharge from hospital, prevention of admission to hospital, maximising personal performance through rehabilitation and maintenance of long term care using the Single handed care philosophy. Knowledge and skills in moving and handling are an essential.
We are looking to extend the working week as the demand for services increases. Therefore weekend working is to be included on a rota basis.
You will be responsible for organising and managing your own caseload. Supervision of occupational therapists, OT students and Assistants is an integral part of the post.
The involvement in evidenced based and service development projects to further enhance the clinical practise and service is actively encouraged.
Closing date for applications 31.08.2022
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.
OT Degree completed with previous experience working within the field dealing with a range of disabilities and ages.
Ability to work under pressure and a working knowledge of M & H equipment for use within a Community setting.
Working knowledge of current reablement pathways.
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