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Occupational Therapist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
30/11/2018
Advert End Date:
16/12/2018 23:59
Salary:
£14,954.50 - £16,116.50 annually
Hours per week:
18.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
181929
Employment Location:
Stockton-On-Tees
Post Number:
009594

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Dec


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Further information

An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Occupational Therapy Service of Stockton 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 18.5 hours per week.

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 a working knowledge of moving and handling risk assessment, seating assessments, and ability to navigate clients through the local infrastructure of voluntary and independent sector services. Student education, supervision of therapy support staff, and contributing to service development are key parts of this role. You will be expected to work flexibly across key partner teams of the Early Intervention & Prevention Department of Stockton Borough Council.

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.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

Interview Date: 14/01/2019

For a further informal discussion, please contact Krasen Saltikov, Team Manager (Occupational Therapy team) on 01642 528310 or krasen.saltikov@stockton.gov.uk, or Louise Bendelow, Deputy Manager (Occupational Therapy Team) on 01642 528315 or louise.bendelow@stockton.gov.uk

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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