Occupational Therapist, Woodbury, Exmouth & Budleigh CHSCT (Ref 4438)
- Multiple Locations
- Multiple Terms
- £33,706 - £40,588 per annum, pro rata
We are looking for Occupational Therapists (Full or Part time) 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.
If you would like further information or would like an informal conversation about the posts, please contact
- Julia Trowton, Team Manager, 01395 282025
- Chris Cruise, Community Services Manager 01395 282098.
- OrganisationDevon County Council
- Work LocationEast DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health
- Salary Details
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum, pro rata
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimePart Time
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required