Occupational Therapist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/11/2020 23:59
Grade 6 – 8 (SCP 22-35), £27,041-£38,890, per annum - career graded post
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Independent Living Centre, Leechmere
Post Number:
Closing date:
27 Nov
Further Information

Temporary to cover maternity leave

The Community Occupational Therapy Service is seeking to recruit a qualified Occupational Therapist to cover maternity leave.

The service provides Occupational Therapy support to adults and children with physical disabilities living in their own home in the community.

The post holder will carry a caseload appropriate to the grade of the post, facilitating assessment and treatment of customers, utilising a range of compensatory or rehabilitative techniques.

The post holder will work within a community team of Occupational Therapists and will be responsible for prioritising their workload on a day to day basis. They will have will have access to range of equipment to support customers/patients.

The post is based within Sunderland’s Independent Living Centre, with opportunities for agile, flexible and home working.

Candidates should have well developed time management and organisational skills, with the ability to create excellent relationships and work creatively with their team.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion please contact the Recruiting Manager Marie Greenup on 07825227520 or email marie.greenup@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.