Senior OT (Reablement/SUSD)
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9343
  • Published: Thu 27/08/2020, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 30/09/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata + MRS £2,000 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Across the County of Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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Senior OT (Reablement/SUSD)

Team: Reablement

Job Family: Supporting - CBG11

Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata + MRS £2,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford

Closing Date: 30th September 2020


More about the role:

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Occupational Therapist to join the Reablement Service within Central Bedfordshire.


In Adult Social Care, we want every person in Central Bedfordshire to have a responsive, customer focused care and support - making this a great place to live and work. As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you'll be at the heart in supporting vulnerable people to be safe, well and as independent as possible.


You will be working within the Reablement team which includes Step Up Down Units. The teams aim to provide up to 6 weeks support for people to maximise their independence and safety to enable them to return home.


As a Senior Therapist you will provide professional support, leadership and line management to qualified staff who form part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team. The team's role is to promote the independence of adults and older people in need of community services and their carers by assessing their needs, promoting enablement and reablement, providing equipment and support.


The service works in close partnership with other health and care systems and has recently reviewed the customer pathway to enhance experience and deliver positive integrated outcomes. Through Integrated Operations, we work alongside our Community Health Service provider to deliver a multi disciplinary approach to integrated Health and Social Care.


You will be required to have community experience, hold a degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy and be HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist.


Working for us, you can expect to be valued for your positive and dynamic practice, be assisted to continue to develop as a practitioner within a supportive learning environment and operate within a 'can do' culture.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that aere integral to everything that we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Occupational Therapist Recruitment Pack


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Shawez Khwaja at or call 0300 300 6229


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at



Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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