Salary: £30,744 - £32,220 per annum pro rata + MRS £2,000 per annum pro rata + On Call supplement 2% of salary per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Base Location: Priory House, Shefford
Closing Date: 27th May 2019
More about the role:
We are looking for experienced Occupational Therapists to work within our Reablement team, which also includes Step Up Step Down units within the Central Bedfordshire Area. The teams aim to provide up to 6 weeks support for people, maximising their independence and safety to enable them to return home.
In Adult Social Care, we want every person in Central Bedfordshire to have responsive, customer focused care and support - making this County a great place to live and work. As an Occupational Therapist, you'll be at the heart in supporting vulnerable people to be safe, well and as independent as possible.
The successful Occupational Therapist will be working within the Reablement Team and the Step Up Step Down units. The Team's role will be to promote the independence of adults and older people in need of community care services and their carers. We assess their needs, promote enablement and reablement, provide equipment and support in liaison with other Social Care staff.
The service works in close partnership with other health and care systems. With a recent review of the customer pathway to enhance experience and deliver integrated outcomes. Through Intergrated Operations, we work alongside our Community Health Service provider to deliver a multi-disciplinary approach to Intergrated Health and Social Care.
Working for us, you can expect to be valued for your positive and dynamic practice, be assisted to continue to develop as a practitioner within a supportive learning environment and operate within a 'can do' culture. Your contribution in helping us to succeed could enable you to discover your greatness.
If you have an Occupational Therapy qualification and have experience of working in the community then we want to hear from you. You will be passionate about working in and alongside acute hospital and non-acute health services. Apply and be part of a team delivering a responsive, flexible and resilient service underpinned by a caring, compassionate and confident operating culture.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'
To review the Job Description for this role, please click here: Occupational Therapist - Level 2
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For informal discussion about this position, please contact: Pauline Sanderson at Pauline.Sanderson@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 6344
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx