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Therapy and Technology Practitioner

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0144
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 9:06 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Consideration will be given for part time working
  • Salary: £29,777 - £31,364 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Centre for Independent Living, 11 Brickfields, Liverpool, L36 6HY, Merseyside

The Aids and Adaptations OT Team completes assessments to assess people's functional level and identify areas where equipment and/or adaptations will increase someone's independence or safety.

You will complete both complex and non-complex independent living needs-based assessments for the provision of equipment/adaptations and assistive technology. Work alongside Assistant Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Social Care Professionals and the wider multi-disciplinary teams to meet the needs of the local population; provide aids/equipment/adaptations/assistive technology to meet identified needs within the assessment process adhering to defined protocols to support service users to live independently in the community.

You will need an understanding and knowledge of Occupational Therapy and the role of Occupational Therapy within the aids and adaptations setting.

You must have previous experience of working in a community health care setting completing assessments and working with service users

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed. If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact Charlie Ritson (charlie.ritson@knowsley.gov.uk)

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  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0144
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 9:06 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Consideration will be given for part time working
  • Salary: £29,777 - £31,364 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Centre for Independent Living, 11 Brickfields, Liverpool, L36 6HY, Merseyside

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