We are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our Reablement Team based in Bath! You will receive Agenda for Change Band 6 Salary and Terms and Conditions as well as NHS Pension.
The Reablement Service is a short-term service which supports and works with people, either in their own home or in Residential or Nursing Homes aiming to maximise and maintain independence through the provision of rehabilitation and support.
This role will involve travel around Bath and North East Somerset area so will require a Full UK Driving License and access to a car.
You will join a supportive and multi-disciplinary team consisting of Reablement Therapy Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Therapy Assistant Practitioners, Care Co-Ordinators and Administrative support. The team also works closely with local GP’s and other community services such as District Nurses and Social Workers.
This is a full-time position (37.5 hours a week) based at our St Martin’s Hospital, Bath. The service hours are 8.00 until 22.00 but core hours for Therapists are typically 8.00-16.00 with 9.00-18.00 and 8.00-14.00 once weekly.
The service is a seven-day week service, and all staff are expected to work weekends and bank holidays within a team rota. We also pay enhancements for unsocial hours worked inline with AfC rates.
As a Reablement Occupational Therapist you will:
- Carry out therapeutic assessment, diagnosis and treatment with patients using person centred goals.
- Provide an evidence-based Occupational therapy service of a high standard, to patients in a community setting by undertaking comprehensive assessments, reassessments, care planning, rehabilitation and therapeutic care and support.
- Hold responsibility for own case load working with rehabilitation therapy workers to deliver therapeutic programmes
- Provide effective supervision to junior Occupational Therapists, Therapy Assistant Practioners and Reablement therapy workers.
The Ideal Candidate
- You must hold a Degree in Occupational Therapy
- You will be a Registered Occupational Therapist with HCPC
- Hold a Full UK Driver’s License and have access to a car/vehicle
We’re looking for someone who is motivating, innovative and adaptable who can ensure the delivery of positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey.
As a Band 6 Reablement Occupational Therapist, you’ll be part of our valued team in Midsomer Norton, Bath.
You will feel valued as a Reablement Occupational Therapist within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- £35,392 - £42,618 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
- Free tea and coffee at your base location
- Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
- Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
- Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
- Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
- An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
- The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
About the Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
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As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.