We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and supportive therapy team in the CommunityHospital inpatient Service based in Abbey Ward, Abingdon Community Hospital. The service provides inpatient physical rehabilitation toolder adults with multifactorial health needs.We are inviting applications from Occupational Therapists who are eager to develop their clinical practice within innovative and supportivemultidisciplinary teams, treating patients with a variety of clinical conditions in an inpatient setting. This post may require cross site cover to other Community Hospitals at times of staff absence and service demand.
Main duties of the job
This role will involve the supervision and training of students, junior colleagues and be involved in teaching of multidisciplinary staff. We haveexcellent CPD opportunities available and you will be encouraged to participate in service development. You will be integral to the delivery of theOccupational Therapy service to community hospitals and support effective discharge planning of patients to either their own homes or alternativesettings.
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. Wetake great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals andcommunity bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible
Job description Job responsibilities
See Job description for further details.Your role will include carrying out assessments of activities of daily living and completing access or home visits to facilitate safe discharge fromhospital. Duties include assessment of cognition and equipment provision. You will also be integral in carrying out assessments of mentalcapacity in order to support decisions relating to appropriate discharge planning pathways in collaboration with MDT and external agencies.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- degree in occupational therapy
- hcpc registration
- 3+years experience
- community hospital/inpatient experience
- previous NHS or Health and Social care experience
- evidence of working within a multidisciplinary team
- working knowledge of community services
- evidence of supervising students/junior staff
- completion of practice educators course
- current UK driving licence
- car available for work use
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