Occupational Therapist – Adult Social Care

Occupational Therapist - Adult Social Care

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ADULT SOCIAL CARE – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
SOUTHEND ON SEA BOROUGH COUNCIL
Vacancy – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST  – Southend-on-Sea
Salary: £36,648
11 month Contract Role
Pertemps is recruiting for an experienced OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST  – ADULT SOCIAL CARE  – Southend-on-Sea
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced full-time Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic, innovative and inclusive Occupational Therapy Team at Southend within a 11 month fixed-term contract capacity.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced full-time Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic, innovative, and inclusive Occupational Therapy Team at Southend City Council within an 11-month fixed-term contract capacity.
OTs at level 8 assess referrals into the OT team for equipment and adaptations and housing needs, to allow safe management of adults in the community. OT’s assess peoples’ functional needs in their own homes and set plans and goals alongside the person to help them overcome identified difficulties using a range of advice, signposting, equipment and adaptations. This post is to support delivery of OT housing applications and is an essential role within the housing policy.

Employee benefits of working in Southend:

  • Pension provision independent of share prices and stock market fluctuations
  • Generous Leave entitlement 25-32 days (based on length of service)
  • Employee Benefits Portal (wellbeing, salary sacrifice schemes, discounts)
  • New Hybrid workstyles
  • Modern Workspaces
  • Mental health First Aiders
  • Free eye care
  • Varied and flexible learning opportunities

 
Southend Values
Our values drive the way we influence others, how we talk to each other, how we work together to achieve outcomes and how we behave:

  • Inclusive – We put people at the heart of what we do
  • Collaborative – We work together
  • Proud – We are proud to make lives better
  • Honest – We are honest, fair and accountable

Southend Behaviours
Our behaviours are about how we conduct ourselves. They demonstrate how we expect people to treat others, how we expect to be treated and the way we should react to others and our environment:

  • Driving positive change
  • Trust and respect
  • Demonstrating strong leadership
  • Acting with integrity and behaving responsibly
  • Building relationships to work well together

 
This is an 11 month contract
Unfortunately, the council do not sponsor overseas candidates.
 
Do you have a Social Work or Occupational Therapy qualification?
  
Would you like a dedicated professional to support you in your next social care move?
  
If the answer is yes, we’d really like to talk to you.
 
Please contact Shelley Walker at Shelley.Walker@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.