£26,873 - £32,076 per annum
Fixed Term for 12 months.
The Independent Living Team is looking to recruit an Occupational Therapy Aide. You will be working within the diverse city of Bristol alongside a team of Occupational therapists, Senior Occupational Therapist, OT apprentices, Occupational Therapy aides and Team manager.
Are you looking for an interesting and varied role supporting people in their own homes? We offer assessment, advice, sign posting, Prescription of equipment, falls prevention, information on benefits supporting Bristol Citizens to engage in occupation to support their wellbeing.
We invite our citizens to feed back to us about our service so that we can continually review and improve our service.
We offer a person centred, strengths first approach, we offer lots of opportunities for collaborative working alongside other health and social care professionals. You will be supported with training and a full induction.
This post is an agile working post, and you will have the opportunity to work from home.
If you have had experience of working with people, have knowledge of equipment, an understanding of a range of health conditions and the impact, plus knowledge of community support options we would like to hear from you.
Our practitioners say that the Independent Living Team is a “great team to work in” there is always support available and someone to talk too. We value all our practitioners’ skills and work together to find innovative and creative solutions to support the people we work with.
Please note that this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
Why Bristol City Council?
At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.
Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.