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Occupational Therapist - Children's Specialist Services

Telford & Wrekin Council
Telford, Shropshire
£31,346 to £33,782 per annum
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Contract Type
Full time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our Children with Disabilities Team. Childrens Occupational Therapy in Telford & Wrekin support disabled children and their families to live at home safely and to enable a child to achieve their full potential by making their environment easier for them, with a variety of therapeutic, equipment and adaptation solutions available.

Responsibilities include equipment provision and review, and recommendations to adapt a property either through Minor Works or by utilising the Disabled Facilities Grant, to improve access in and around the child’s home so they can engage in daily living activities and improve the future outcomes for the child. There is an opportunity to work with a variety of complex health conditions and develop clinical skills.

You must be a qualified Occupational Therapist, registered with HCPC. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, can work autonomously as well as someone who can be an active member in the team.

An understanding of child development is required, as is the ability to communicate with and involve a child and their family during their intervention.

We welcome applications from newly qualified Occupational Therapists

Please contact Marie Hatton, 01952 385647 or Charlotte Wake, 01952 381233 If you have any queries.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

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Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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01952 380000
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
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