Community Care Officer (Occupational Therapy)

8 July 2020
Full Time, Part Time
Various up to 37 hours per week
Adult Social Care & Health
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum (pro rata)

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced at working with people? Do you have a commitment to delivering person centred outcomes that maximise people’s independence? Are you motivated to develop your health, social care or home care assessment and support planning 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 understanding of the relationship between mental capacity, positive risk management and choice?

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

We offer regular professional supervision, learning and development opportunities and mentoring and support from occupational therapists and other social care staff.

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.

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 applying for part-time.

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:

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.

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