Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the Borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.
This is a diverse and exciting Borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links, Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.
Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.
Sefton has a strong cultural and entertainment scene with several festivals including the Annual comedy festival, food and drink festivals and the Southport Flower Show.
Occupational Therapist Vacancies
We have a number of opportunities for Qualified Occupational Therapists.
The vacancies are in Adult Social Care and are a mix of full and part time, permanent and fixed term roles in the Borough working in the Occupational Therapy and Sensory Team.
All applicants must be registered with registered with HCPC
The interviews will take place by Microsoft Teams or Zoom and will be held on the 24th August 2021
The Occupational Therapy & Sensory Service is a very forward-thinking positive place to work in.
We have been at the forefront of the innovative practice recognized by RCOT who have invited the team to contribute articles for publication. Our Single Handed Care approach to Moving and Handling was presented at an RCOT Principal OT session.
Further innovation is taking place following the appointment of a Technology Enabled Care Officer who together with this post will set out the council’s plan to enhance independent living through the emerging digital assistive technology agenda.
We have developed virtual assessments tools that allowed us to carry on with assessment during the pandemic, keeping staff and vulnerable residents safe.
We have a dedicated and experienced team who are keen to share their skills.
We can offer you a manageable and diverse caseload whilst supporting you to maintain a healthy work life balance with a generous annual leave entitlement and working from home/flexible working opportunities.
We have a commitment to our staff’s professional development and actively promote career progression and training opportunities that will support your CPD.
This is an exciting time to come and work for us and join us in providing outstanding services to our residents.
If you are open to learning and developing new skills and are as enthusiastic and committed to making a positive impact on the lives of Sefton residents as we are, we would love to hear from you!
As a Sefton Social Care employee, you will receive:
- Access to good quality, regular reflective and high quality supervision from the management team.
- A comprehensive induction programme
- 27 days annual leave rising to 32 days with 5 years continual service and 8 bank holidays
- Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave/pay and maternity support leave
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- Opportunities for agile/flexible working
- Access to free eye tests and where appropriate, contribution towards spectacles
- Occupational Health Service available to advise on work related health issues
- Commitment to supporting staff’s emotional and mental health with access to a free and confidential employee counselling service
- Discounted gym membership with all Active Sefton gyms
- Cycle to work scheme
- Access to local benefits and discounts on products and services
We look forward to receiving your application.