Team: Occupational Therapy
Job Family: Supporting - CBG10
Salary: £31,589 - £33,106 - per annum pro rata + Standard MRS £6,000 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time – 18.5 hours per week
Base Location: Priory House, Shefford
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 2nd January 2022
More about the role:
The purpose of our Occupational therapy‘s Services is to have an Occupational Therapist workforce to undertake all statutory interventions in a specific service area, that enable people to live in a family & community environment that maximizes their life chances.
The role requires the Occupational Therapists to complete Care Act assessments and reviews for individuals within their own homes, to identify needs for equipment, minor works and major adaptations to enable independence, reduce risk and/or maintain safety for the customer and/or carer. In addition, Occupational Therapists also support projects in Council.
You must be registered as an Occupational Therapist with HCPC.
You need to be able to travel around the county independently and be able to work in the community covering the Central Bedfordshire region.
As part of this role, you will need to have access to your own transport.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything 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: Occupational Therapist Level 2 Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Wendy Hendricks Wendy.Hendricks@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call on 0300 300 5086
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at Recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
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. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx