Occupational Therapist - West Exeter Community Health & Social Care Team (Ref.2795)

  • Devon
  • Part Time
  • £25,655 - £31,534 (Band 5) or £32,306 - £39,027 (Band 6) per annum pro rata

We are looking for a Band 5 or Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the West Exeter Community Health & Social Care Team.


This friendly team comprises of Experienced Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Social Care Assessors. We work alongside our Urgent Community Response team, Physiotherapists, support workers and coordinators.  


The aim is to support people in the community to remain in their own homes where possible. You will assess and plan a range of complex case work. Working across the city, you will have the opportunity to liaise with General Practitioners, the Community Nursing teams, Community Reablement teams as well as having regular contact with the voluntary sector and our local providers of Residential/ Nursing Care, Domiciliary care agencies and enabling agencies. 


You will also work to avoid hospital admissions and provide timely assessments for people following hospital discharge.  You will need to be able to drive and have access to your own transport.  


You will be required to undertake outcome focused assessments which may involve co-ordination of placements and ongoing social care support. 


You will be required to offer support and guidance around social care to the wider team.  The nature of this work will require you to be highly organised and able to manage a constantly changing case load.  


What we can offer you

  • We are committed to your continuous professional development and preceptorship, doing all we can to help you excel in your career and with new and exciting opportunities for career development. You will receive excellent support and supervision, with regular opportunities to discuss and reflect on your practice, both with your line manager and peers.
  • We offer 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, rising incrementally to 30 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Recognition of NHS continuous service for contractual annual leave purposes (within DCC Terms & Conditions)
  • Flexible working opportunities are available, these include part-time hours, flexitime, compressed working hours and homeworking (this is subject to the needs of the role – please discuss at further at interview)
  • Offer an opportunity to enter a generous Local Government Pension Scheme.  
  • As a place to live and work, Devon is hard to beat with top-performing schools, universities, vibrant cities, pretty villages and some of the most scenic coast and countryside in the UK. Living and working in Devon as an Occupational Therapist has never been more attractive. If you need to make the move to Devon, relocation support may be available.

For further information on this role please contact Nicky Hooper on 07471 683132 or nicky.hooper@devon.gov.uk 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health

  • Salary Details

    £25,655 - £31,534 (Band 5) or £32,306 - £39,027 (Band 6) per annum pro rata

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

    22.2 Hours Per Week (3 Days)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required