Job Details :
Salary Range : £32,752 - £36,862 per annum
Work Location : Dame Mary Fagan House, Basingstoke
Hours per week 37
Contract type : Permanent
Closing date : 30 September 2019
Advert Text :
We have an exciting opportunity available within the Hampshire County Council Adults' Health & Care Reablement Service.
We are seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic and self-motivated Occupational Therapists to join our service in the North of Hampshire.
As a qualified Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for leading holistic assessments of Reablement needs and planning Reablement interventions to support across a multi-disciplinary team.
There may also be opportunities to work across Hampshire as part of a county wide Reablement Service comprising Occupational Therapy, Sensory Services and CQC Registered Community Response Staff.
We are currently working to develop strong links with our colleagues in Health, such as integrated intermediate care hubs and hospitals, to support discharge pathways and avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions.
You will be instrumental in the success of this service development.
You will be able to demonstrate effective assessment and treatment planning skills, goal setting and, work in a fast pace community service.
You must be able to demonstrate strengths-based approach to provide advice and information for clients to problem solve their own needs and make informed decisions on their Reablement journey.
You will have excellent communication, inter-personal and team player skills.There is a responsibility to supervise junior Reablement staff within the team.
Previous experience in a Reablement or Rehabilitation setting would be advantageous but not essential.
Job Purpose :
To work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team in order to identify and respond to the needs of people with disabilities, enabling them to live as independently as possible within their own homes.
To coordinate a specific programme of intervention in the community if needed and primarily working in our bed based reablement service.
Role Responsibilities : Assessment
Corporate and statutory initiatives equalities / health and safety / e-government / sustainability
Role Requirements :
Working Conditions :
g. TB, Human Blood or Human Bodily Fluid e.g. First Aid
Vetting Requirements :
This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check
Contact details for an informal discussion :
Please contact Liz Ibbotson 01252 814868 or Yvonne Blanchard 01256 362086
Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Corporate Equalities Employment Policy : In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to any for achieving equality of opportunity in its employment practices.
All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, disability, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, creed, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies.
In order to combat indirect discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied to which would have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group.