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Senior Occupational Therapist

  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: People/22/194115
  • Published: Thu 05/05/2022, 17:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/05/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £35,973.00 - £41,215.00 Inc Of LWA
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Time Square, Bracknell , Berkshire

We support people to be at their best

We have the autonomy to do the right thing.

 

We want to help our residents live as independently as possible and our Senior Occupational Therapists have a vital role to play in that. They give people the time, resources and support they need to make a tangible impact on their everyday lives.

 

You’ll have a supportive team, a manageable caseload; you’ll have a voice and you’ll be valued – if you think somethings needs to change, we want to hear about it.

 

This is an opportunity for development and to change lives for the better.

 

What it’s like working in our team…

The Enhanced Intermediate Care Service is a fast paced and supportive multi-disciplinary team, working closely with our excellent In House Intermediate Care Service. We prevent people going into hospital unnecessarily, support then when they come out and provide quality reablement to keep people as independent as they can be. We visit people in their own homes and involve them in all aspects of the support, as well as their families and anyone else important to them. We are mostly home based when not visiting people, but we have a fabulous, revamped office space near the centre of Bracknell.

 

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

  • To work with people, including their advocates and carers, to coordinate the identification of their needs, undertake comprehensive assessments of individuals including those with diverse or complex presentations to develop person-centred SMART Goals and support plans designed to meet needs in ways that maximises independence, choice and control, and are legal and affordable
  • To work as part of the multidisciplinary team, participating in the development of services and other staff, providing direction and assistance to support workers, other members of the team, and students.
  • Take an active part in your own supervision and appraisal and to supervise and appraise allocated staff in accordance with the departmental supervision policy and council’s appraisal policy
  • To be responsible for your continuous professional development, ensuring your practice is up-to-date and evidence based, attending all mandatory training and specialist training where appropriate.
  • Work in a flexible manner, to provide Out of Hours cover – you will work one late shift a week – 12 noon – 8pm, and one weekend in 6 ( with time off in lieu over the working week)

The benefits you will experience are…

  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Staff café and break out spaces
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • Supermarket discount.
  • An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.

What we’re looking for…

You’re the person we are looking for if you are -

  • A qualified OT, with community experience
  • Passionate about the difference that we can make in people’s lives.
  • Keen to be part of our supportive and friendly team
  • Interested in developing yourself and the team you work with.

Interview date

Week beginning 6th June 2022

 

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact:

 

Eleanor Mulhern, Assistant Community Services Manager

01344 351410

 

As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.

 

Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

 

No agencies please. 

 

 

 

 

Downloads

  • JD & PS
  • Candidate Pack

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

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Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: People/22/194115
  • Published: Thu 05/05/2022, 17:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/05/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £35,973.00 - £41,215.00 Inc Of LWA
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Time Square, Bracknell , Berkshire

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