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  • Speciality: Community services
  • Grade: Band 6/7
  • Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
  • Location: Torquay, South West
  • Start Date: 25th Apr '19
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J76522

JustOT is recruiting for the UK's leading provider of Community Equipment Services, they deliver complete end-to-end services through all stages of equipment provision and recycling.

Job Title: Occupational Therapist Location: Paignton, Torbay
Salary Range: £28,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Speciality: Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS)
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time (37.5 hrs)

They are looking for highly motivated individuals who can help us in our mission to improve people's quality of life and independence every day. Their services allow people to remain in their homes, this helps prevent extended hospital stays, allowing the NHS to deliver frontline care where it is needed most.
Occupational Therapist Keys Skills and competencies include:
*BSc (Hons) Degree in OT / Diploma equivalent and Registration with HCPC
*Relevant experience of working within Health or Social Care
*Experience of working with adults and older people with complex needs
*Specialist knowledge and setting up of equipment and specials
*Experience of managing a caseload, conducting Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention including moving and handling assessments
*Experience of working with a range of partner organisations, particularly domiciliary care agencies
*Strong written and verbal communication, organisation, time management and IT skills
*Ability to prioritise your work, reflect and critically appraise own performance

The post holder will:
*Complete complex assessments, identifying how TECS solutions can be used to support people to achieve their personal outcomes
*Complete assessments and reviews of people living in supported living and extra care housing to provide professional advice and recommendations so that the Service and Transformation Manager can lead on negotiations with other service providers re: their fees, on behalf of the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, where TECS can support the delivery of financial savings and other benefits
*Supervise the process for carrying out reviews of service users with an aim of recalling and recycling TECS equipment which is no longer needed
*Deliver training courses and professional advice to local health, social care (including home care providers), voluntary sector, etc staff who will be referring into the TECS service
*Become an expert source of knowledge in a range of traditional and emerging TECS products, services and use so that people get the best solutions to support them. Use this knowledge to support other team members. Other team members include the Service and Transformation Manager, Triage Officer and operational staff including warehouse and technician leads and technician installers.
*Work with the Service and Transformation Manager to design and implement activities and new ways of working that with create culture change and drive the transformation of TECS
*Support and promote innovation continually
*Participate in pilots to test new technologies

In return we offer you the following;
*A chance to work as part of a great team doing a rewarding job
*Competitive salary and benefits package such as pension, life assurance, childcare vouchers, discounts and offers
*Enhanced holiday of 33 days per year (inc banks) which increases with service up to 38 days per year (inc banks)
*Company sick pay scheme which increases with service
*Participation in our employee recognition scheme

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