If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.
Blaenau Gwent Community Resource Team is a fully integrated team providing services on behalf of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Aneurin Bevan Health Board. We are looking for a skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist to work with our patients/citizens in their own homes and communities as well as in-reaching into the Community Hospital.
Our vision is of a highly skilled, experienced, dynamic and flexible workforce that has the ability and confidence to work across our community to meet a person's ongoing occupational therapy needs through seamless transfer of care.
You will be expected to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge in occupational therapy philosophy, process and practice in the following areas:
- community rehabilitation
- multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary working
- equipment and adaptations to people's homes
- admission avoidance
- rapid hospital discharge planning
- palliative care
- discharge to assess
- in-reach to hospital
- working collaboratively with third sector and voluntary services
Occupational Therapy is a highly regarded and valued service and as a team we are strongly committed to service development, standard setting, clinical effectiveness and lifelong learning. We offer a real commitment to your career in an environment where your skills, enthusiasm will be valued and in a team that will support you in developing your full potential.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.
Closing Date: 21st March 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Gill Heslop, Reablement team Lead
Tel: 01495 353237
Joanne Burchell, Senior Occupational therapist
Tel: 01495 355731
Diana Turner, Senior Occupational Therapist
Tel: 01495 354622