Occupational Therapist

8 July 2020
Full Time, Part Time
Various hours available up to 37 hours per week
Adult Social Care & Health
13th or 17th July
£26,999 - £35,934 per annum
£26,999 - £35,934 per annum (pro rata)

Are you an enthusiastic HCPC registered Occupational Therapist who has a commitment to person centred outcomes that maximise people’s independence? Are you motivated to develop your occupational therapy practice and experience? Are you able to communicate at an excellent level with health and social care professionals, as well as the voluntary sector using a variety of methods and able to challenge other professionals reasoning in a positive and appropriate way? Do you have an excellent understanding of the relationship between occupational therapy, mental capacity, positive risk management and choice?

We are looking for newly qualified and experienced Occupational Therapists who will undertake first line prevention work (including Reablement), delivering short term interventions that enable independence, in the North, Mid and South of the county.

We offer regular professional supervision, learning and development opportunities and an OT supported year in practice programme for newly qualified practitioners. Our Occupational Therapists are proactive in providing placement experiences for occupational therapy students.

We offer flexible working arrangements to enable work life balance. However, all NCC contracts state a requirement to work across a 7-day shift pattern, if necessary and when required. This attracts an enhanced rate for weekend and bank holiday working.

These vacancies are part time or full time, up to 37 hours to suit the successful applicant. On application, please specify how many hours you wish to work.

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like to discuss any aspect on the vacancy, please contact Principal Occupational Therapist Cate Bennett on: 0115 8043310 or via email: cate.bennett@nottscc.gov.uk

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

If you have previously started an application form for this vacancy, please login and select “Your applications” by clicking on the dropdown at the side of your username, then select the relevant vacancy to continue with your application.

This vacancy is closed to applications.