Band 6 Occupational Therapist (ICRAS)



Band 6 Occupational Therapist (ICRAS)

Band 6 Occupational Therapist (ICRAS).

Job DescriptionICRAS - Integrated Community Re-enablement and Assessment Service - exciting opportunities to join an evolving service across Liverpool and South Sefton as a Therapist, we offer rotational opportunities across community and bed based services, supporting flexible working patterns and value our employees work life balance. What we do The vision for the Integrated Community Re-enablement and Assessment Service (ICRAS) is that a multidisciplinary team work together to manage the care of people both in the community, requiring support of an urgent nature and who are at risk of imminent hospital admission, as well as those transitioning from an acute environment who require additional support. The service consists of a multidisciplinary approach including General Medical Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nursing staff, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Assistant Practitioners, and Health Care Assistants. The ICRAS service operates for 24 hours a day over 7 days, services across Liverpool and South Sefton may vary in operating/shift hours for example therapists core hours/shifts and weekend rota. Within the ICRAS pathway we have inpatient Intermediate Care beds (Ward 35 University Hospital Aintree and Hub Rehabilitation Units across the City of Liverpool), Community services across Liverpool and Sefton with a multidisciplinary team approach to facilitate discharges and prevent hospital admissions. Exciting new initiatives within ICRAS such as HARL (The Hospital Avoidance Response for Liverpool) and ERISS (Electronic Referral Information Sharing system) have recently been launched, a co-ordinated approach with NWAS to assess, support and signpost patients to enable them to remain at home preventing hospital admissions. ICRAS provides high quality, culturally sensitive, nursing and therapy treatment/interventions for people in their permanent or temp...

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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

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