Occupational Therapist

£30,000 - £39,999
13 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Occupational Therapist

Powys County Council occupational therapy service is looking for an experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic occupational therapist to join our team. You will be based in the integrated team in Ystradgynlais Community Hospital in the South of Powys.

To join our team, you will have experience of working with people with disabilities, and have good knowledge of relevant legislation including the Social Services and Well Being Act 2014 and the Housing, Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996. You will be organised, flexible, and an effective communicator. In addition you will have sound assessment, problem solving and information technology skills.

You will work in the community and be responsible for assessing people with disabilities of all ages in their own homes, recommending appropriate intervention including equipment, minor and major adaptations and teaching disabled people and carers alternative ways of carrying out daily living tasks to enable people to remain as independent as possible.

You will be able to work independently and manage and prioritise a varied caseload. We offer:
• Induction
• regular supervision and appraisal
• allocated time for continuing professional development
• moving and handling and adaptations training
• opportunity to be a practice placement educator for occupational therapy students
• good peer support.
• agile working

New graduates with suitable additional experience are welcome to apply. Please contact Verena Zimmer, Lead Occupational Therapist (South) on (01874) 615932 or 07990 645963 for an informal discussion.