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Occupational Therapist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
18/05/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/06/2021 23:59
Salary:
£27,741 - £33,782
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
207687
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
12 Jun
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Occupational Therapy Service for a motivated individual who has experience of working with disabled people in their homes and community settings.

The successful candidate will work within a well-established and valued Community Occupational Therapy Team and an infrastructure of preventative services and deliver community-based occupational therapy assessments & interventions to adults with a wide range of disabilities.

You will undertake complex functional assessments within clients’ homes/other community settings, recommend adaptations and equipment, device rehabilitation plans, and complete blue badge/bus pass assessments to maximise clients’ independence and safety. You will also have experience in undertaking moving and handling risk assessment and ability to navigate clients through the local infrastructure of voluntary and independent sector services. Student education, supervision/support of therapy support staff, and contributing to service developments are important aspects of this role. You will be expected to work flexibly across other preventative services within the organisation.

We offer high levels of training and support as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Applicants must have a degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy, be registered with the HCPC, and have the ability for independent travel within the borough of Stockton.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high-quality level of service.

The post is fixed-term for a period of 12 months to cover maternity leave.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document.

We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Krasen Saltikov, Team Manager (Occupational Therapy team) on 01642 528310, email krasen.saltikov@stockton.gov.uk or Louise Bendelow, Deputy Manager (Occupational Therapy Team) on 01642 528315, email louise.bendelow@stockton.gov.uk

Interviews for this role will take place on 30 June 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.