We are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our integrated Community Health and Social Care Team covering the Woodbury, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton area.
Our Community Health and Social Care Team is a busy integrated team working with a wide range of adults of working age and older age, with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and frailty in old age.
You will be required to provide a person-centred service through specialist clinical assessment within the context of local government policy and legislation.
You will be assessing the needs of adults with a wide range of disabilities and health conditions. Clinical responsibilities include enabling people to maximise their safety, independence and potential, as well as reducing and managing risk to themselves and their carers.
Your Occupational Therapy intervention will be determined by the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria and a strengths-based approach, but can include the provision of daily living equipment, and arranging major and minor adaptations.
We work closely with a wide range of partner agencies to ensure a person centred multi agency approach. The role of Occupational Therapy is key in enabling people to overcome barriers in achieving their optimum independence in daily living.
We are a busy and supportive multi-disciplinary team comprising of OT’s, Social Workers and social care assessors.
We provide ongoing peer support and supervision. We would also like to develop our offer to include placement opportunities for OT Students, and welcome applications from people committed to being involved in supporting practice education.
Working across all areas of Adult Social Care and delivering a range of interventions including information and advice, safeguarding, mental capacity assessments, and full case management as well as environmental adaptation and equipment provision.
The post involves leading on cases to support individuals with complex needs and lone working in a variety of settings. The work will include both face to face and over the telephone.
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 Llinos Davies on 07837 281947 or email@example.com