Supply Register Occupational Therapist
Various posts available. Number of hours to be worked per week varies. All posts may be subject to 7 day working in the future if required.
Are you interested in joining our dynamic Adult Social Care Occupational Therapy Service, working in a professional and supportive culture to promote people`s independence? If yes, then read on.
Nottinghamshire County Council has been named the country’s most improved County Council in services for older people and people with disabilities (report by iMPOWER Consulting, 2018). We are looking to recruit qualified Occupational Therapists to join our pool of committed and professional staff who can be called upon to fill our vacancies and join our Adult Social Care teams.
Our vacancies span across all districts in Nottinghamshire and include working with our community of older and younger adults, learning disability, Reablement services, and hospital based teams. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced Occupational Therapist, we would welcome you joining us on our journey, to ensure individuals are given the opportunity to live their best lives.
You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with the HCPC or have applied for registration. You will have experience of working with members of the public, with the ability to manage and prioritise your casework. You will be person centred in your assessment of people`s needs and able to deliver occupational therapy interventions, such as: equipment and minor adaptations, major adaptations, assistive technology, activity analysis and goal setting, to promote independence .
You will be a reflective practitioner, have a commitment to supervision and professional development, able to critically appraise the occupational therapy evidence base and apply this to your practice.
If this sounds like you, why not come and work for us and watch your career grow?
What we offer
- A career pathway that provides a comprehensive induction, training and development
- Latest technology enabling you to work flexibly
- Excellent occupational pension scheme
- Employee offers and discounts
- Generous annual leave in addition to 8 days statutory bank holidays
- Career break scheme
- A right environment where you feel valued and supported
- Employee counselling service
- Special leave provision for employees with caring responsibilities and the observance of religious festivals
We hold interview panels for this post every two weeks. Your application will be reviewed as soon as we receive it for consideration at our next panel.
Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case Nottinghamshire County Council will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting. Due to the nature of the vacancies signing up to the update service would greatly assist candidates in ensuring the immediate up take of roles, if not already signed up to the service this can be done within 30 days of the DBS at the candidates own expense.
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.
This vacancy is closed to applications.