Occupational Therapist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/09/2020 12:00
£30,451 to £37,890 pa (Bar at £32,234 & £33,782 & £35,745)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Integrated Community Delivery Teams, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Closing date:
27 Sep
Further Information

Occupational Therapist
(Integrated Community Delivery Teams, South Tyneside)
£30,451 to £37,890 pa (Bar at £32,234 & £33,782 & £35,745)

"South Tyneside is a fantastic place to be; with passionate people, who really care about each other; great partnership working as part of our South Tyneside Alliance; some amazing services and a real sense of community spirit". If this sounds like the right working environment for your next career move, then come and join us in Adults and Integrated Care.

Having been highly commended in the Skills for Care Accolades awards 2020 for the most effective collaborative approach to integrated new models of care category, and a finalist in the national Social Work Awards and the LGC Awards, Adult Social Care in South Tyneside continues to develop and flourish as part of our exciting journey of change.

Connecting people to their community, family and friends is a key occupational aspect of our work. We are therefore looking for a highly motivated Occupational Therapist who is fully committed to supporting people with care and support needs to realise their full potential. You will be joining an integrated multi-disciplinary team which utilises Let’s Talk Together which is our strengths-based approach and as such you will be expected to employ a broad range of interventions such as reablement, major and minor adaptations, equipment and moving and handling.

South Tyneside Council is committed to partnership working and we are keen to lead the way in terms of innovation and new ways of working that are person centred and enables residents to access the right support at the right time with a focus on preventing and reducing need.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Stefanie Simpson, Operations Manager for Occupational Therapy on 01914246070 or 07966162477 or by email Stefanie.simpson@southtyneside.gov.uk

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 27 September 2020

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise for any inconvenience but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.