Specialist Community Occupational Therapist Patchway, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job title: Specialist Community Occupational Therapist

Company: NHS

Job description: Join our Are you passionate about delivering exceptional community-based therapy, allowing service users to improve their quality of life and optimise their function? Are you committed to a Home First ethos, where people can rehabilitate and recover in their own environment, optimising their physical and emotional wellbeing? If the answer is YES, then please apply now!

We support hospital discharges, admission avoidance and long term self-management, enabling patients to live better lives in their home environment. We also provide planned (Domiciliary) therapy to ensure that patients are assessed and supported early in the journey to maintain their optimal level of independence and hence avoid longer term concerns. We provide active rehabilitation to patients in their place of residence to maximise their functional potential and support them to remain independent within their homes.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated OT to join our busy and dynamic team in the South Glos Locality. We are looking for an OT with experience of community working, to promote independence and choice for our service users and their carers. The post is based at Patchway Clinic and will be working within the Severnvale Integrated Network Team and across the North of South Glos.

In return, we will give you the opportunity to develop specialist community skills and enhance your multidisciplinary working; we will provide you with regular training and supervision opportunities as well as the opportunity to develop your leadership skills in supervising Rehab Support Workers and Band 5 therapists.

You will be working within a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team alongside other Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists,Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Support Workers and Physiotherapy Technicians. We collaborate closely with our Community Nursing colleagues and other Acute, Community and Social Care partners. We offer a flexible service which covers extended hours operating 7 days a week, to support our service user needs.

This post is part time for 24.5 hours per week.

Working arrangements include weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.

For general recruitment enquiries please email [email protected] or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

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Expected salary: £31365 – 37890 per year

Location: Patchway, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 23:01:28 GMT

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