Level 2 Occupational Therapists - Ongoing Support Team

Wiltshire Council
ALW01730
Salisbury, Wiltshire Various
Salary = £32,909 - £34,723 , per annum
31/12/2023

We're seeking Level 2 Occupational Therapists to join our Ongoing Support Team in Trowbridge and Salisbury, and work with people with complex needs in our community. 

This is an excellent opportunity to develop both personally and professionally in the role of an Occupational Therapist practitioner.

LIVE · WORK · SUPPORT

It's an exciting time at Wiltshire Council as we have restructured and re-focussed all of our services to better meet the aspirations of people living in our community.

About the role

Whilst we're seeking Level 2 Occupational Therapists, we would also welcome practitioners with moving and handling knowledge. In return for this you would be part of a supportive and evolving team, developing a service that puts the customer at the centre of everything we do.

As a Level 2 Occupational Therapist you will work with customers in their own homes and other settings, providing advice and support to promote their independence.

You'll assess moving and handling needs, work with family carers and care agencies to find innovative solutions to support person centred practice

Assessment for the provision of adaptations working with our in-house home improvement agency and local Housing Associations

About you

You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist with evidence of post qualifying learning and development, evidenced experience of professional and personal development following achievement of professional qualification, likely a minimum of 2 years post-qualification.

Knowledge and understanding of Health & Social Care legislation and wider policy context, delivering adaptations through the Disabled Facilities Grant process and HCPC registration as an Occupational Therapist are also essential.

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis.

Unless otherwise indicated, all interviews are held virtually on Microsoft Teams or by phone where this is not possible. Candidates will be sent a link before interview to download the Teams App

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Team Manager, Katie Goulden. Email: katie.goulden@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 770373 or Team Manager, Gill Bettington. Email: gill.bettington@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01225 770387.

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as Our Identity.

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion.

The council is a Disability Confident Employer which means we are committed to employing people with disabilities and supporting them throughout their employment with us.

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