Community Care Officer Occupational Therapy

23 June 2021
Full Time
Lawn View House, 40 Station Road, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 5GA
Adult Social Care and Health
£23,541 - £27,041 per annum

The Maximising Independence Service (MIS) is a new service area in the Adult Social Care department, which is focused on early resolution, prevention and promoting independence and wellbeing. The aim of the service 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.

The Maximising Independence Service will also work with other providers to support people to increase their independence and wellbeing.

To help us achieve our aim, we’re looking for staff who have the right skills, knowledge and above all else, values. So, do your values match ours?

We think it is important to: 

•             Promote a person’s independence

•             Take a personalised approach to supporting people

•             Provide care and support with dignity and respect

•             Promote the principles of choice and control

We are looking for 1 Community Care Officer  (OT) to work alongside an Occupational Therapist based within the Home First Response Service, the role will cover Ashfield and Mansfield.

Do you think you can make a positive contribution to the service? If so, we would love to hear from you!

If you feel that you would be well suited to this type of work and have the relevant experience and skills, we would welcome an application from you.

In return, you will receive ongoing training and coaching, regular supervision, annual development appraisals alongside the support of a highly skilled team. You will be provided with appropriate technology and access to work remotely. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Vera Ragsdale Team Manager on 0115 804 0609 or 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.

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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