Community Care Officer (Occupational Therapy)

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17 January 2021
Permanent
Full Time
North Nottingham Reablement Team, Welbeck House, Sherwood Energy Village, Ollerton, NG22 9FF
Adult Social Care and Health
£23,541 - £27,041 per annum

The Maximising Independence Service (MIS) is a new service area in Adult Social Care and Health (ASCH) which is focused on early resolution, prevention and promoting independence and wellbeing for all people. Its purpose is to help people to maximise their independence as much as possible by providing information, advice and guidance, setting short-term goals and identifying support to achieve those goals. 

It incorporates Occupational Therapy-led Reablement Teams which deliver individually tailored reablement programmes designed to prevent and reduce ongoing care and support needs. A Community Care Officer with experience and skills in therapy or rehabilitation is needed to work in this friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team.

Candidates should have a good understanding of how psychological, cognitive and medical conditions can impact upon peoples’ abilities to function independently. Additionally, you should have experience of carrying out functional assessment, goal planning and equipment/adaptation prescription. As there will be close team working, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are vital to successful team working and outcomes.

Informal enquiries & discussions welcome – please contact Denise Anderson-Moll North Nottingham Reablement Team Manager on 07534223424 or denise.andersonmoll@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.

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