Occupational Therapist

Hertfordshire County Council
20000.00 - 29999.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Location: Main Base - Stevenage
Salary Range: GBP25,951 - GBP37,306 pa (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: Part Time and Full Time Hours Considered
Contract: Permanent

GBP1000 welcome payment, lease car & relocation package* terms apply.

An exciting opportunity to join a new Adult Disability Service in the East Herts & Broxbourne Adult Disability Team where you will be supported to deliver an integrated service to adults with Learning Disabilities and/or a Physical Disability in a social care setting.

The role will include undertaking assessment of needs for people who may require social care and advice. You'll complete personalised care and support planning and provide advice on equipment, adaptations, moving & handling and encourage to develop enabling programmes. Your focus will be to ensure that creative solutions are sought to enable people to live fulfilling lives in their communities. As a social care department part of your role will include undertaking safeguarding investigations as part of the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda.

You will be supported by regular supervision, a specific OT induction as well as the department's induction. Hertfordshire pride themselves in ensuring that staff have training opportunities and run generic and OT specific courses. You will be encouraged to attend CPD and networking events.

If you are a newly qualified OT wanting to apply please feel to apply as Hertfordshire are developing a formal programme to support the first year in practice

The role is part of an incredibly innovative and supportive service that strives to ensure that Hertfordshire people don't just have their needs met but are listened to and supported to be respected and included citizens within our local communities.

Closing Date: Friday 13th October 2017
Interview Date: Friday 27th October 2017

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Ian Lawrence or Anita Raj

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

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As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

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PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered - you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered .

English Fluency:
Please Note:
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.