Adults Occupational Therapist - Colchester

Location
England, Essex, Colchester
Salary
£32065 - £43839 per annum
Posted
16 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Ref
req1202
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Adults Occupational Therapist - Colchester

Permanent, Full Time

£32,065 - £43,839 per annum

Location: Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea & Tendring

Closing Date: 6th May 2021

***When applying for this role, please note that interviews will be held virtually throughout April / May 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'll maximise their potential to live independently.

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

We currently have several opportunities for Occupational Therapists, within our North Essex area.

North Essex covers our offices in Colchester, Clacton and the greater Tendring area. It is a diverse area to work in encompassing rural, costal and urban communities all with their own unique challenges. Essex County Council work closely with their partners in North Essex, those joining teams in this area are uniquely positioned to be increasingly involved in partnership projects across local authorities and the NHS.

Teams currently Recruiting:

Early Interventions Team , this is a great opportunity to join a team focused on preventative approaches to social care moving at a fast pace where your Occupational Therapist experience can be used to impact vulnerable adults lives often at the point of referral into social care.

Ongoing Support Team , applying your knowledge across complex cases, creating meaningful lives and focusing on long term support, Occupational Therapists play an integral part in this team.

About You

To apply, you'll 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 should include the ability to work with a complex caseload underpinned by evidence-based practice.

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. However, we still promote flexible working and a flexible work pattern can be discussed.

Whatever you want to achieve in your social care career, you can do it here.

Apply now at www.workingforessex.com or contact

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

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/working-here/pay-reward/