Occupational Therapist – Swansea

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Division:

Residential Care Services

Contract type:

Full Time, Part Time

Location:

Swansea

Working hours:

Full Time, 37.5 Hours (Part Time applications will also be considered)

The Role

Fieldbay are currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join our growing team. The role of the Occupational Therapist will be to work with Service Users with neurological and mental health conditions living in nursing/residential homes in South Wales.

The successful applicant will be required to provide comprehensive individualised person centred treatment programmes covering all areas of ADL, including overseeing the daily activities programme. They will be expected to work independently and will be required to manage their own caseload. An ability to demonstrate sound clinical reasoning and problem solving skills is essential, as is flexibility of thinking in order to deliver Occupational Therapy to a group of service users with changing needs.

Effective planning and organising workload and time is an integral part of the post. There will be an expectation to undertake continuing CPD and to partake in carer training.

As the role will be peripatetic, covering a number of our services along the West Wales corridor, a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Our Company

Fieldbay is a dynamic and growing organisation that operates a number of Residential / Nursing Homes in South Wales, our current homes being:

  • Pen-y-Bont Court Nursing Home, Bryn Derwen & North Lodge Supported Living, Bridgend,
  • Heathfield Lodge Care Home, & Heathfield Apartments Supported Living, Swansea,
  • Tan yr Allt House Nursing Home, Tan-Yr-Allt Lodge Nursing Home, & Mill Row Residential Home, Pontardawe.
  • Yr Ysgol Nursing Home, Ystradgynlais
  • Ty Newydd Nursing Home, Maesteg
  • Cwm Gwendraeth Nursing Home, Ty Cwm Gwendraeth Nursing Home, Camarthenshire.

With registration for Service Users from 18+, the company is expanding year on year to offer Services to people throughout South Wales, from Carmarthen to Cardiff and beyond – we’re at an exciting stage of our journey.

Our Aims

Fieldbay aim to provide the people who live in our homes and have a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia/mental infirmity, learning disability and functional mental illness, a secure, relaxed and homely environment in which their care, well-being and comfort is of primary importance.

Emphasis is placed on continual staff development, via training, that aims to promote dignity, individuality and emphasis on enablement & rehabilitation of all who live at our homes. Individual care plans address the therapeutic/nursing, psychological, spiritual, emotional and social needs of all who live with us.

What We Offer

We have a strong track record of supporting staff development with the close support and assistance of a strong, established management team. This is an excellent opportunity to take up a position in a company who pride themselves on investing in their staff.

We provide a comprehensive induction and genuine prospects for progression and promotion, should that be your chosen career path – there are numerous examples of internal succession planning and promotion within the group that we would be happy to share with you. If you have the drive and ambition to progress, we can help you to achieve your goals.

In addition, we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 3% Employer Contributed Pension Scheme
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Free uniform provided
  • A caring, warm and friendly working environment

 

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