Jobsearch header1

Occupational Therapist

Job Introduction

Are you passionate about promoting independence and working as part of a team?

Home 1st Reablement provides short term support to adults who have been discharged from hospital or are recovering from a period of ill health. The team are based at Bletchley Community Hospital and sit alongside health colleagues such as Nurses and Physiotherapists. We work with people for up to 6 weeks to encourage them to regain skills in areas such as washing and dressing, mobility and preparing meals.

If you have a passion for helping others and enjoy a fast paced and supportive environment then this may be the role for you.

Main Responsibility

  • To lead in the assessment and co-ordination of cases involving risk and complexity, ensuring all records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate and lead professional meetings as required.
  • Work with reablement staff to ensure individuals are supported appropriately and they are confident in the use of equipment and reablement techniques, including single handed support.
  • Develop and deliver training sessions for the team as necessary.
  • Work with colleagues in health to ensure continuity of care.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Will be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Will have at least 2 years experience post qualification.
  • Will drive and have access to a vehicle (or driver).

Package Description

​We are really proud of the benefits we are able to offer our staff here at Milton Keynes Council, including:-

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates of 18.8%
  • 27 days annual leave per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Our Professional Development Centre provides access to courses such as in-house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership, Apprenticeship Programmes (junior and senior), coaching and mentoring and access to our Smarter Learning portal
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Cashplan
  • MK Advantage benefits package – a range of savings on a wide range of retail, leisure and entertainment products and services such as Pizza Express, M&S, B&Q, John Lewis and Arriva Travel.
  • SmartGo – Aimed at encouraging low-carbon transport and healthy lifestyle with discounted travel e.g. Halfords, Arriva, Europcar, National Railcards and Stagecoach.
  • Homebuy Scheme (for eligible roles)
  • Smarter working which provides the opportunity to work from various locations including from home for a proportion of your role (subject to business needs)
  • A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements
  • Childcare Subsidy

About the Company

Milton Keynes is a diverse, welcoming, and expanding place, built on smart ideas with even bigger plans for the future. We have world class attractions, beautiful open spaces, and a great standard of living.

Milton Keynes Council is one of the largest employers in the region, making a difference every day for local people. We’re responsible for all local government services in MK including education, housing, highways, and social services - around 240 services in all.

Our values are to be dedicated, respectful, and collaborative. If this sounds like you, join us for a stimulating and fulfilling career measured on results, and a rewarding work-life balance.

Apply

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience and to enable social media functionality. By clicking “Turn cookies on”, you agree to such purposes. Read more about cookies.

  

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings bellow you consent to this. Read more about cookies.