Occupational Therapist

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£26,999 - £33,799
Posted
16 Apr 2020
Closes
31 Dec 2020
Ref
BCC001297
Contract Type
Contract

Occupational Therapist

Fixed Term Contract Until 31/07/2021

Working 36.50 Hours Per week

£26,999 - £33,799

Birmingham

We are delighted to announce further opportunities that have arisen within our Occupational Therapy teams.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals with excellent communication and organisational skills.

You will work as part of a fast-paced, vibrant and dynamic team as well as autonomously, frequently using your initiative.

The successful Occupational Therapists will support citizens who have recently been discharged from hospital to their home with the vision of Home First.   The team supports with improving the citizens independence with rehabilitation, provision of simple equipment and minor and major adaptations to ensure they are safe at home.  The role will also involve developing partnership working with colleagues in the NHS and working autonomously and as part of the MDT.

You may also have opportunities to develop skills in a range of specialisms for example in provision of Disabled Facilities Grant assessments, specialist equipment and enablement programmes and Single Handed Care for citizens aged 18+. In addition to this the team undertake partnership working with discretionary Blue Badge Services, Learning Disabilities, Transitions and Housing.  There are a variety of CPD activities available to support your development.

All applicants must have State registration with the HCPC.  All newly qualified Occupational Therapists and students in final year are welcome to apply. Previous applicants need not apply.

Birmingham City Council has citizens at the heart of its values. As an Employer, Birmingham City Council offers an Employee Assistance Programme as well as discounts to a range of major UK brands.

Informal enquiries to Carolyn Vincent on 0121 303 5642 or 1stResponseOccupationalTherapy@birmingham.gov.uk

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed. 

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.

Supporting documents
Occupational Therapist GR4.pdf