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Community Occupational Therapist (ABI Connections Project)

OrganisationHeadway Norfolk and Waveney
LocationNorwich
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typeThis is a fixed term post funded for 3 years by the National Lottery fund, there is no guarantee of further employment after the expiry date.
Salary£27,000 FTE pro rata = £16,200 per annum
Hours3 days a week (days negotiable)
Date posted4 June 2021
Closing date30 June 2021

Headway Norfolk and Waveney supports people’s independence, rehabilitation, re-ablement and wellbeing through providing services directly to people with acquired brain injury (ABI), their families, carers and the wider community.

The ABI Connections project is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, and is focused on engaging with people in the early stages following brain injury.

The Community Occupational Therapist will be working with people affected by brain injury, in-reaching  into clinical settings- developing a link between clinical setting and community support.

Working with the Headway Team, this role will support people adjusting to the impact of brain injury, family and carers included. Providing emotional and practical support to people affected by brain injury, including brain injury education, liaising with others, and connecting people into community support post discharge. (Please note this role is not to duplicate/replace hospital OT activity, but to enhance and provide additional support). The role will be based in Norwich but will require travel across the county.

The Community Occupational Therapist will also manage the Lived Experience Co-ordinator/Communicator who will be supporting the development of peer support opportunities.

How to apply

For more information and an application pack please contact Angela Page angela.page@headway-nw.org.uk 07780439060