Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist

25 February 2024
Fixed Term
Full Time
March 2025
Castle House, Great North Road, Newark, NG24 1BY
Adult Social Care and Health
£41,418 - £46,464 per annum

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist who is looking to make a difference to the lives of people aged 18-65 who live in the Bassetlaw and Newark Areas?

If so, then we need you!

About you:

  • You are a dynamic, skilled Occupational Therapist with at least 2 years of experience at Band B (or equivalent) looking to take a step up into your next role, or an experienced Senior Practitioner looking for something new.
  • You take a strength-based approach to your leadership and work with people in the community.
  • Work with a flexible ‘can-do’ approach.
  • Provide clinical leadership for Occupational Therapists and unqualified CCO’s within the team by the provision of supervision and ensuring that clinical standards are maintained. (This includes support with AYSE and OT progression).
  • Manage a small complex caseload including moving and handling and assist colleagues with safeguarding decision work. A good working knowledge of Disabled Facilities Grants for major adaptation work and specialist equipment is needed.
  • Develop links with local community health professionals, housing, district councils and other local services
  • Support managers to meet the departments’ performance and service delivery requirements, to manage systems effectively and to work positively within a culture of change.

What we can offer:

  • A highly supportive integrated team environment. Our teams are staffed by Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Community Care Officers who specialise in working with people who live with Physical Disability, Learning Disability, Mental Health conditions, Learning Disability, ASD, and substance misuse.
  • Hybrid working arrangements supported by all the technology you need to work at home and across the county.
  • Strength based, creative approach to working with people.
  • Commitment to regular CPD.
  • Regular clinical supervision from an Occupational Therapy Manager.
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working arrangements.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lorraine White - 0115 8041321 or Lisa Geary - 0115 8043697. 


This post is also available as a secondment opportunity to existing Nottinghamshire County Council employees. You must seek approval from your line manager before applying.
Appointment to this post is subject to a Disclosure and 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.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being accredited as a Disability Confident Leader Organisation.

Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation.

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