Directorate: Adult Social Services
Starting salary: Career Grade JG7:- £28,672 / JM1:- £32,234 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in North Somerset
Hours: Full-time and Part-time hours per week
Contract: Permanent and Fixed term
Closing date: Monday 20 September 2021
We are seeking Occupational Therapists to work in the Adult Care Team covering the North area. We have a number of hours which can be offered on a permanent or temporary basis.
Duties include assessing adults, in their home environment, who are experiencing problems relating to physical/sensory impairment, ageing, and other serious health and social care problems.
Applicants need to be qualified Occupational Therapists, ideally, but not exclusively with experience in a Social Services setting.
The team is well established and supportive and committed to multidisciplinary working with health, housing voluntary and private agencies.
North Somerset Council is committed to the Occupational Therapy service and has in place a career progression scheme and ongoing professional development offering a wide range of training opportunities to support this. Working in an adult care locality team you will receive support and supervision from the Team Manager and Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapists.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Susie Hook, Team Manager on 07776170143 or Catherine Prescott, Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist on 07795812214.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.