Occupational Therapist - Physical & Sensory Impairment

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£30906.00 - £42254.00 per annum
11 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Occupational Therapist - Physical & Sensory Impairment

Permanent, Full Time

£30,906 - £42,254

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 25th February 2021

About the Role

Working to support adults, and their families, who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, you will maximise their potential to live independently.

With case work focusing on the most complex and challenging adult cases, you will ensure that adults and their families are safeguarded. You will share ideas and best practice, providing specialist advice as part of a multi-disciplinary team sharing your knowledge as an Occupational Therapist.

This Occupational Therapist (OT) role is currently in the Physical & Sensory Impairments team within our Adult Social Care function.

This position requires working with adults who have a large variety of conditions.

You'll be moving, handling and undertaking functional assessments.

In addition, the assessment of housing needs, occasionally adaptations, MCA's and safeguards related to OT work and case management.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an OT and will utilise a wide range of skills.

About Us

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as the vulnerable adults you work to support. We're always looking for new ways to deliver even better services, Occupational Therapists play an integral role in our preventative approach to Social Care. We encourage our multi-disciplinary teams to share their ideas and experience. We work together to get things done. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we'll empower you to make the most of your experience as an Occupational Therapist within Essex County Council (ECC) Adult Social Care services.

About You

To apply, you will need a degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy, CQSW, CSS or equivalent qualification, with current Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration. With experience of working in a Social Care or Health setting ideally working to support vulnerable adults.

This role involves travelling around Essex. A driving licence and car - or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means - is essential.

All candidates applying to Adult Social Care will be expected to join on a 12-week rota on a 6-day shift pattern and this will include some weekend work.

What we offer in return

We'll support you to be to your best, with the resources, training and development to empower you. You can add to your expertise, with a range of opportunities offered by our award-winning Essex Social Care Academy.

Apply now at WorkingForEssex.com or contact .

If you have any questions about the role, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits.