Occupational Therapist Band 5

25328.00 - 32780.00 GBP Annual + GBP25328 - GBP32780/annum + Benefits
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Occupational Therapist - Up to GBP32,780 - Full Time - GuernseyGuernsey
* Guernsey is a beautiful island located south of England, and off the northwest coast of France. There are plenty of reasons to consider relocating for a permanent job in Guernsey, not least the better weather!* The Island's coastline of cliffs, beaches and harbour ports combines with its French influence to provide a relaxed lifestyle in the most beautiful of settings.* For most visitors, the island's coast is its greatest draw. There are 27 very different bays to choose from - some with long and popular stretches of sand, others hidden coves which rarely attract tourists. The beautiful south coast is lined with stunning cliffs best explored on foot.* The generous relocation package offered includes; house hunting visit; removal expenses; assistance with the cost of inbound travel; rental allowance; a house purchase grant.
Job Summary:
* To manage a defined caseload, using evidence based practice and client-centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.* To provide a comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessment and rehabilitation service to Service Users who have varying disability needs.* Have a commitment to working within a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) by collaboratively working with professional colleagues to provide high standard of multi-disciplinary service.* To work as part of a flexible Occupational Therapy Service and a wider multidisciplinary team in a variety of settings including Service Users' own homes, community settings, long term care areas, Service User' workplace, as well as within the Princess Elizabeth Hospital.* Provide support and leadership for Occupational Therapy Assistants and Occupational Therapy students.* To participate in service development and evaluation of Occupational Therapy within HSC as appropriate.
Requirements:You must have:
* A Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy or be a graduate of a School of Occupational Therapy recognized by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.* HCPC Registration* Evidence of postgraduate CPD* Experience working at Band 5 Level or above as an OT in 2-3 different clinical areas/rotations, one of which must have been with Older People or Physical Disabilities.* Knowledge in Occupational Therapy models and treatment approaches and able to critically evaluate implementation within clinical area in line with organisational policies and evidence based practice principles.* Ability to self-manage, prioritise and delegate appropriately to manage own workload yet able to recognise the need for and seek support when necessary.* Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team gaining an awareness of team dynamics and developed good interpersonal skills and the maturity/self confidence to form effective working relationships