Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Bristol City Council
Location
City of Bristol
Salary
£26,822- £32,486
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Occupational Therapist

BG11/11: £26,822- £32,486

Full-time, Fixed-term - 12 months

Based at: 100 Temple Street, Bristol

Ref: 1825

We are working at the cutting edge of Social Care; according to the Care Act and our 3 tier Model with respect to making maximum gain from services that are available both from the council the community to support people's level Independence and Wellbeing in the community.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our ILS Swift Team interested in getting people home from hospital. The Swift Team is a team of OTs working within the Council, visiting people in their own homes and working very closely with Hospital and reablement teams to ensure safe and independent discharge.

You will be skilled or have experience in maximising independence, Moving and Handling with an emphasis on single carer handling. You will have experience or knowledge of the value and use of assistive technology/equipment and its benefit to keeping people safe at home and supporting carers.

You will have a person centred focus and be able to demonstrate a commitment to empowering people to be independent.

The team members are very supportive of each other in this interesting and challenging area of work and produce a high level of positive outcomes.

You will have access to training and one to one clinical support on a regular basis.

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Closing date: 20 September 2017.