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Occupational Therapist – Resilience Service

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part Time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
08/02/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
£28,221 - £30,756 (pro-rated to hours worked)
Hours per week:
18.5 (This is a part-time vacancy however alternative hours can be discussed)
Job Category:
Social Work
Vacancy ID:
103842
Employment Location:
Council Offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
Post Number:
(RES/OT/850/RP)

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Feb


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Resilience Service is an umbrella service for the Rapid Response Team, Home to Decide Team and Next Steps to Decide service (Alexandra Way). The service aims to reduce risk, and meet the council’s duty of care in the event of the market not being able to meet demand for domiciliary or residential care. Its secondary aims are to reduce hospital discharge delays attributable to social care and to reduce the number of hospital discharges that result in residential care.

The role of the Occupational Therapist will work with adults who may require social care services, and their family and carers, assessing their social care, functional and health needs and to plan, implement, review and monitor actions and outcomes.

This includes financial assessment within the framework of the relevant legislation, Care Act eligibility criteria, and safeguarding adults’ policies and at all times work towards giving a greater choice, independence and social inclusion for the service user

You will review and monitor each support plan and the quality of the service provision, making changes in response to evolving needs and service principles.

In return for your commitment and hard work the council offers great benefits which include:

• Local government pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Annual salary reviews
• Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time
• Child care vouchers and much more….


Main duties may include but are not exclusive to:

• Carry out assessment of needs, providing advice and guidance to service users and their carers, in order to establish care plans where appropriate, ensuring that services are effective and meet legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

• Review and monitor care plans and the quality of service provision, responding to changing needs and renegotiating service provision where appropriate. Taking necessary action in accordance with Safeguarding procedures in order to protect vulnerable people.

• Support the delivery of designated areas of work by coordinating day to day operations and contributing to developing projects and processes.

• Raise awareness of a range of care issues and their implications and carry out risk assessments where appropriate, in order to ensure that needs are assessed and appropriate action is taken.

• Develop and evaluate reablement programmes as part of care packages ensuring that programmes to support independence are implemented.

• Make recommendations for significant budget spend ensuring that maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed and contribute to budget management or directly manage a small designated budget. This will ensure that the maximum value is delivered for the resources deployed.

This is a part-time vacancy however alternative hours can be discussed.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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