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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Reablement Occupational Therapist

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/03/2019
Advert End Date:
31/03/2019 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House, Peterborough
Salary:
£27,358-£30,756
Weekly Hours:
37 Hours per week
Vacancy ID:
103436

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar


Further information

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our busy Reablement service to work 37 hours per week. Our service is Therapy led providing full holistic assessments within the clients home and completing Reablement Goal setting in collaboration with the client.

You will be required to:

. Manage your own caseload effectively and efficiently.
. Work effectively within a fast paced service to meet service timeframes of assessment within 48 hours of service commencing, and complete timely reports.
. Deliver holistic assessments of clients care needs and housing adaptations.
. Provide appropriate equipment, Assistive technology and arrange Minor adaptations.
. Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team to support the efficient running of the reablement service.
. Work closely with reablement colleagues to ensure positive outcomes for all clients.

Our Occupational Therapists support clients to increase levels of independence through collaborative goal setting for daily activities, as well as providing equipment and assistive technology that helps them to remain living independently in their own home for as long as possible.

Our staff tell us that seeing clients gain greater levels of independence through collaborative goal setting and equipment provision provides high levels of job satisfaction. They also report that they value being part of a supportive multidisciplinary team that enables them to continue to develop their clinical skills and knowledge.

We offer regular team meetings; clinical supervision; Monthly CPD sessions; and opportunities to develop supervisory skills through student practice placements.

Further Information can be found on the Peterborough City Council website www.peterboroughcitycouncil.co.uk or by contacting Laura King or Sarah Humphries on 01733 207207.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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