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Occupational Therapist

Location:
Wales - Conwy
Salary:
£28,537 per annum
22 Jul 2020
14 Aug 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full time
Job Description
Looking to be part of a developing and growing national charity? We have a fixed term opportunity for you to join a highly skilled multidisciplinary Rehabilitation team, in an organisation that allows you to make a significant contribution to the quality of life for vision impaired veterans based in North Wales.

In the Occupational Therapist job, you will be:
  • Responsible for the completion of comprehensive outcome focused assessments, design and delivery of Rehabilitation programmes. This will include advice around management of health conditions and living a healthy lifestyle, motivation to engage in purposeful activity and interventions to increase/maintain occupational function
  • In control of evaluating member’s rehabilitation programs and making further needs led recommendations for further centre or community interventions
  • Carrying out assessments with visually impaired members with a focus on enabling people to do the things they want, need or are expected to do in their daily lives
  • Jointly identifying with our members bespoke, dynamic and holistic rehabilitation interventions which maximise members’ motivation to live a full healthy lifestyle and engagement in purposeful activity
The ideal candidate for the Occupational Therapist job will have:
  • Degree or higher in Occupational Therapy 
  • Current HCPC Registration
  • Portfolio of continued professional development following qualification demonstrating reflective practice
  • Confidence in assessing people’s complex health and wellbeing needs
  • Ability to apply knowledge and evidence-based practice to maximise safety and performance in activities of daily living. 
  • Up to date knowledge in the field of visual impairment in adults
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good level of IT skills
Please note that this post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).

This is a 12 month fixed term contract, working 35 hours per week. The post will be based in Llandudno with some UK travel. Due to the current COVID-19 situation the Charity has temporarily redesigned its Rehabilitation Service to offer a remote service nationally. The post is usually based at the Llandudno Centre, however, in the short term there would be a need to work from home.

The salary is of £28,537 per annum and includes benefits such as free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and a generous pension scheme.

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 14 August 2020
Recruitment & Selection Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

You can find out more about the job and how to apply as well as download an application form here and you can learn more about the organisation on their website www.blindveterans.org.uk.

Please note, only completed application forms will be accepted for consideration, not CVs.

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please click on the links above (NOT the apply button below) to apply today!

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you or you have questions about this opportunity, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of a developing and growing charity that values its beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, please follow the details above today!