Occupational Therapist

23 June 2021
Part Time
Lawn View House, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 5GA
Adult Social Care and Health
2nd July 2021
£27,741 - £36,922 per annum (pro rata)

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated Occupational Therapist to join our Multi-Disciplinary Team, to work with adults aged 18-64 who live in the Ashfield locality who have complex physical needs and long-term conditions. This can also include co-morbidities of learning disability, mental health diagnoses, or substance misuse. You will have the responsibility for the assessment and provision of a wide range of services, including: equipment, moving and handling, rehousing and major adaptation.

This will be an exciting opportunity to become involved in the development of new innovative strength based working models, linking in closely with Social Work colleagues to ensure the promotion of independence and reduction of dependence upon care provision through early assessment and provision of OT solutions. You will also work in collaboration with our wider team, our local housing providers, equipment providers, our health colleagues and any other relevant agencies.

You will be fully supported to maintain your CPD portfolio and will have opportunities for ongoing professional and personal development. You will need good I.T. skills, and experience of working independently in the community and managing your own caseload. Knowledge of specialist equipment, DFG processes and complex moving & handling is desirable. Regular professional supervision will be provided.

For further information contact Sarah Young (Senior Practitioner OT) on 0115 804 0599.

Interviews will be held on 23rd June via Microsoft Teams.

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.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being a Stonewall Top 100 employer as well as being accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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