Occupational Therapy Assistant

Wiltshire Council
ALW01834
Trowbridge, Wiltshire Various
£27,344 - £29,439
14/07/2023

We have a new and exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapy assistant to join our ongoing support teams in Trowbridge and Chippenham.

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About the role

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will work with Occupational Therapists to support the provision of adaptations for those with complex need.

You will have your own caseload and make assessments regarding adaptations for people with non-complex difficulties.

Under the supervision of the qualified therapists, you will refer people for Disabled Facilities Grants, and liaise with our inhouse home improvement service to arrange adaptations to meet people’s needs.

You will also provide any equipment required to support people, reduce risk, and increase their independence.

About You

Ideally you will have experience of working with people with disabilities in the community.

You will receive training, regular supervision and be supported by Occupational Therapists within the team.

Interview dates to be confirmed following shortlisting.

Interviews can be held both virtually on Microsoft Teams and in person, if your interview is virtual, candidates will be sent a link before the interview to download the Teams App. All current public health advice is followed for candidate and employee safety.

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Assistant Team Manager, Sophie Woolley. Email: sophie.woolley@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01380 826427.

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.

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