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Occupational Therapist - Reablement Team - Jobs

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FAW 24 17
Vacancy type
Permanent, 37 Hours per week
Location
Irwell Road, Warrington
Description

We are looking to recruit one qualified Occupational Therapist into our developing and highly motivated Reablement Service. Who has experience of working within a Health or Social Care setting.

Re-ablement involves the provision of planned, short term intensive services that work with the over 65s in Warrington. The service provides the opportunity, motivation and confidence to relearn / regain some of the skills they may have lost as a consequence of poor health, disability / impairment or accident and to gain new skills that will help them to develop and maintain their independence.

Working as a member of the Reablement Team using a strength-based approach, you will be able to demonstrate skills and expertise in delivering OT functional assessments and interventions; providing practical and workable solutions. Moving and handling risk assessment and the implementation of a single handed care approach is also an integral part of the role. You will need to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to promoting personalisation and enablement.


The Reablement Teams are committed to developing a culture of promoting independence and has a strong team work ethic. This opportunity will provide an exciting opportunity for the post holder to contribute to the development of the Reablement Service.

Required Qualifications: Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy with Health Professions Council Registration.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact John Oakes 01925 446296 or e mail joakes@warrington.gov.uk.

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Salary
Grade 7 £25,952 - £29,323
Closing Date
Wednesday 27 September 2017