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Occupational Therapist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
03/08/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/08/2018 23:59
Salary:
£26,470.00 - £29,055.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
178423
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
009213

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Aug


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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Occupational Therapy Service of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council for a motivated individual who has experience of working with disabled people in their homes and in community settings as an Occupational Therapist.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council has a well-established and valued Community Occupational Therapy Service. The successful candidate will work alongside an integrated Occupational Therapy Team within an infrastructure of preventative services and deliver community-based Occupational Therapy assessments of need and interventions for adults with a wide range of disabilities. This position will be based in Tithebarn House and will be for 37 hours a week.

You will undertake complex functional assessments within clients’ homes, Independent Living Center, and community settings. You will also recommend adaptations and equipment, device rehabilitation plans, and complete blue badge/bus pass assessments to maximise independence and safety.

You will have working knowledge of moving and handling risk assessment, specialist seating assessments, mobility assessments, wide range of equipment and home environmental adaptations, and ability to navigate clients through the local infrastructure of voluntary and independent sector services.

If required you will be expected to work across different teams comprising the Early Intervention & Prevention Department.

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.

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

For a further informal discussion, please contact Kris Saltikov, Team Manager (Occupational Therapy) on 01642 528310 or Louise Bendelow, Deputy Manager (Occupational Therapy) on 01642 528315. Emails: kris.saltikov@stockton.gov.uk and Louise.Bendelow@stockton.gov.uk respectively.

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

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