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Occupational Therapist- Band 5 Job

Bristol Community Health CIC – East Bristol Intermediate Care Centre, St George, BS5 8HX

Permanent – £24,214 to £30,112 per annum, pro rata

Are you interested in joining an enthusiastic and supportive multidisciplinary community therapy team?

Do you enjoy a variety of work from supporting patients who have recently been acutely unwell in hospital to intensive rehabilitation and managing long term conditions?

We have an opportunity for Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the East Community Therapy Team based at East Bristol Intermediate Care Centre with overlooking views across Troopers Hill.

The team is made up of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehab Support Workers, Speech and Language Therapists and Mental Health Nurses. Your role within the team will be to complete holistic assessments and treatment plans to support patients to manage their own conditions within their own homes

The team uses shared decision making techniques to devise goal focused rehabilitation programmes for the diverse community of East Bristol. Patients seen have a range of acute illnesses and long term conditions including stroke, amputations, progressive neurological conditions, orthopaedic trauma and infections.

Bristol Community Health is one of the top employee owned companies nationally.

The core purpose of our organisation is to make lives better – for our staff, our patients and their families, and the communities we serve by putting people first.

“Put simply, we want a better quality of life for our communities today, tomorrow and always.”- Julia Clarke- CEO, Bristol Community Health.

We are aligned to NHS agenda for change and offer great pensions, generous leave and comprehensive training.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Effective communication skills and an ability to develop relationships with patients, carers and staff in other teams and organisations
  • Previous experience of working with patients with a range of conditions.
  • Previous community experience is desirable but not essential.
  • A strong commitment to providing patient centred care

Please see the role profile for more information. We also welcome and encourage informal visits to the service.

If further information is required, please contact Lynn Simandi, Clinical Lead on 07770335461

Closing date: 22/07/2019