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Occupational Therapist

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/24/280679
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 14:24 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 04/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H, Scale Point Range 26 - 30, Salary Range £34,834 - £38,223 (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

Adult and Children’s Occupational Therapist

We have an exciting opportunity for qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) to join the team in Sefton working across adults and children’s OT service. Applicants for the Post must have a degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with HCPC.

The post is based in Magdalen House Bootle, and you will be expected to work across the borough of Sefton.

Newly qualified OT applicants are welcomed.

About Us

Sefton Councils Occupational Therapy Team is going through an exciting period of transformation to meet the needs of the people of Sefton creating a confident and connected borough. The successful applicant will work alongside health and social colleagues, individuals  and managers to further develop the role and service. We are very forward-thinking team and offer a positive working environment with opportunities to promote innovative practices.

As part of the service, the applicant will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in the areas of equipment, adaptations, safety, risk assessment and moving and handling. The successful candidates will have access to robust supervision, high levels of training, support and opportunity for continuous development in the provision of service for Sefton residents.

The OT team is becoming an integral part of Sefton’s Technology Enabled Care strategy, which is continuously developing the use of assistive technology to enable individuals to remain safe and independent within their own homes or support setting. You will have the opportunity to complete Sefton’s own training module and work in coproduction with individual to educate, identify and provide tech equipment to meet their needs.

We can offer you a manageable and diverse caseload with regular supervision and training. We have a commitment to our staff’s professional development and actively promote career progression and training opportunities that will support your CPD.

Within Sefton we encourage you to maintain a healthy work life balance with a generous annual leave entitlement, and the opportunity to work from home some of the week. There is also the opportunity to work flexibly.

If you are open to learning and developing new skills and are as enthusiastic and committed to making a positive impact on the lives of Sefton residents, we would love to hear from

What we require from you:

  • Ability to make person centred, complex decisions, using evidence-based tools and analysis.
  • A positive approach to learning and change.
  • High aspirations to improve the quality of life of our residents of Sefton.
  • knowledge of the Care Act, knowledge of Disabled Facilities Grant and other relevant legislation.
  • Ability to manage your own caseload with appropriate support, guidance, and supervision.
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate a commitment to equality and diversity.
  • Ability to effectively undertake partnership working with all our stakeholders and further develop these relationships.
  • Commitment to your own personal development and professional growth.

As a Sefton Social Care employee, you will receive:

  • Support from colleagues, Lead Practitioners and The Principal OT
  • Access to good quality, regular reflective supervision
  • 28 days annual leave rising to 33 days with 5 years continual service plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave.
  • Opportunities for agile/flexible working  
  • Access to free eye tests and where appropriate, contribution towards spectacles
  • Occupational Health Service available to advise on work related health issues.
  • Commitment to supporting staff’s emotional and mental health with access to a free and confidential employee counselling service.
  • Discounted gym membership with all Active Sefton gyms
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Downloads

  • Guidance Notes Completing an Application Form
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.



Apply Now

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/24/280679
  • Published: Mon 13/05/2024, 14:24 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 04/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H, Scale Point Range 26 - 30, Salary Range £34,834 - £38,223 (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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