Occupational Therapist - Band 6 (Equivalent) part time
Details
  • Hours 15-22.5 part time per week
  • Salary £31,365 - £38,403 (FTE) Pro rata
  • Closing date Tuesday, 31 August 2021
  • Location
    Leatherhead
  • Contact
    Name: Carol Carr
    Telephone: 01372 841170
    Contact address:
    QEF Care and Rehabilitation Centre
    Woodlands Road
    Leatherhead
    KT22 0BN

THE OPPORTUNITY

This is a new and exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to work with an enthusiastic group of people with complex disability. You will be working closely with the care and support team and a small therapy MDT. You will be able to assess and advise on equipment as required to all QEF residents our Independent Living Services (ILS), to assess and review postural management, including shower chair, sling and wheelchair provision.

You will have the opportunity to liaise with the Occupational Therapy team at our Care and Rehabilitation Centre (which is 5 minutes’ drive away) as well as the wider multidisciplinary team and link with them for peer support and training.

JOB PURPOSE

You will be assessing and reviewing the postural management for all residents, including shower chair, slings and wheelchair requirements and to produce an appropriate wheelchair passport with support from our team at QEF Mobility Services.

ABOUT YOU

You are passionate about your area of work.

Our Values and Behaviours inspire you.

You will need a flexible approach and be an effective communicator with good listening and organisational skills.

You will need a considerable measure of personal energy and initiative to develop this role.

BENEFITS

Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work.  You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else's life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users.  In addition, you’ll receive:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)

Pension and Life Assurance

Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts

Free on-site parking

Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development

Childcare vouchers

FURTHER INFORMATION

Click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced with adults barred list check by the DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

If you would like an informal chat or visit before applying, please contact Carol Carr, Head of Therapies at CRC

carol.carr@qef.org.uk 01372 841111