Senior Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Care Homes Service
Occupational Therapist
Band 6
30 Hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in this friendly supportive service, with the chance to learn new skills and work in a true multi- disciplinary team.
The Care Homes Service comprises Nurses, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists, Clinical Quality Advisor and Support Workers.
The team works to improve the lives of people living in care homes by supporting care homes to provide good quality health care and foster a culture of person-centred care.
The service aims to prevent avoidable admissions to hospital, facilitate early discharge and prevent readmissions by providing holistic assessment and intervention, particularly around falls prevention, post falls management and long term conditions management. We also provide training bespoke to care homes staff on request or where needs are identified.
As an occupational therapist you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in specialist seating and position management.
We are looking for an enthusiastic occupational therapist who is:
  • Keen to work in care homes.
  • Dynamic and flexible with a broad range of experience.
  • E xperienced in working with older people with a broad range of conditions including Dementia.
  • Able to work autonomously and have excellent communication skills.
For more information please contact Rebecca Delap or Lyndsay Bettison on [... Click Apply...]

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