Occupational Therapist Home First
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Location: Plough Lane, Hereford
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week
Salary: HC08 £29,577 - £33,782 plus a £4000 per annum, pro rata, market forces supplement payable until March 2022
closing date: 29th April 2021
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Integrated Health and Social Care Home First Urgent Care and Reablement Service. Working closely with physiotherapists, therapy assistants, assessment and review officers and a large team of reablement workers.
As an Occupational Therapist who understands the benefits of reablement you will be at the heart of the service. In this role you will be completing Occupational Therapy assessments based upon the client’s strengths and really focusing on what is important to them, offering a truly holistic approach.
You will be identifying occupation-focused goals that are meaningful and deciding on appropriate interventions to enable independence with a real focus on improving quality of life and overall wellbeing. This role is varied and very rewarding, you can really get to know the people you are working with and play a big part in their reablement journey.
Your continuous professional development will be supported and you will be provided with opportunities to not just develop your own practice but the practice of others and play an important role in the delivery of the service.
In return we will offer
• 25 days annual leave per year rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays and 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
• Enrolment in the Local Government pension Scheme (LGPS)
• Provide access to a high quality programme of evidence-based learning and development to enhance skills and practice.
• Regular 1:1’s and development opportunities
• Payment of professional membership fees
• Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
• Provide the use of pool cars and bikes (terms and conditions apply)
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
Herefordshire is a beautiful, historic county located in the heart of the Marches on the border with Wales. We are one of the most rural and sparsely populated counties in England with a wealth of unspoilt countryside, distinctive heritage, and lively and attractive market towns.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post:
• Those who indicate they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the ‘Disability Confident’ scheme.
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care
If you would like to find out more about working with us, please contact Ginnie Jaques on 01432 261557.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
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