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occupational therapy
recruitment flyer
bOunceT are looking to hire a new full-time addition to the team on a 3 year fixed-term contract. This post will hopefully be extended for a further 3 years, or made permanent, subject to funding in 2025. [Job Advert below] Despite the role of a Play Leader already being established within the organisation, this position...
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team - Ally Ross
Introduction Ally Ross (OT Student from Glasgow Caledonian University) wanted to make the most of her time off between studying and placements, so she reached out to me in the hope to arrange a few days shadowing the OT team at bOunceT. Cut a long story short, Ally was able to arrange 4 days placement...
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social media post - work experience
Lien Andries is an Occupational Therapy student living in Belgium. She initially contacted Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Lead Occupational Therapist) at bOunceT a few months ago to organise an OT student exchange in the hope to gain work experience for her CV. Despite challenges with formalising the agreement due to COVID restrictions and other processes...
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rebound-therapy-South-Lanarkshire
Specialist OT staff, Play Leaders, and OT students on placement at bOunceT will begin delivering services to new families in a new local authority area. This new partnership is the result of joint innovation with PAMIS. The aim of this project is to provide high quality – and FUN – activities to individuals living with...
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team- Euan
Euan Scott successfully completed his final year Occupational Therapy (OT) placement at bOunceT [from Queen Margaret University] in 2021, and now has secured a part-time role in the company as an Occupational Therapist. “In my final year of studying OT, I was lucky enough to be introduced to bOunceT as an OT service operating in...
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Communities-Mental-Health-Fund post
Forth Valley: £345,800 of large grants given to 29 organisations and a further £66,215 in small grants given to 21 organisations bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy: awarded £10,000 for project expenses until March 2022 – new mental health project to support adults with disabilities, and their parents/carers. More news about this project below. Stirling Voluntary Enterprise...
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Staff Stories - Naomi Youngman: Play Resource Officer
I was lucky enough to have my first placement of my MSc Occupational Therapy course at bOunceT. What struck me most was the person-centred nature of their practice; this is a company that really values and listens to the perspectives of parents and carers. I also appreciated how much effort went in to creating enjoyable...
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Staff Stories: Francesca Smart - Play Coordinator
My name is Francesca and I’ve been working full-time at bOunceT since August 2019. I qualified as an Occupational Therapist with an MSc from the University of Cumbria in 2018 after having placements in mental health, neurological rehab, community stroke and acute elderly medical. Upon qualifying as an OT I took up a rotational post...
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Staff Stories - Naomi Youngman: Play Resource Officer
Hi, my name is Naomi and I am the new Play Coordinator and Play Resource Officer for bOunceT. I grew up as a young carer for several family members with learning disabilities and knew that I wanted a career that helped people. However, I also had a creative side to me and wanted to explore...
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Carers Week 2021 - Karen and Kris Procek
Introduction Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise the contributions they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The theme of this year’s carers week is making caring visible and valued. There are over 6.5 million carers in the UK, we...
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