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Occupational Therapist x2

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£35,737 to £40,230 per annum
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

Job Details

Are you looking for an exciting and innovative challenge?  Could you bring your experience and passion for Occupational Therapy to York? If so, we want to hear from you!

Occupational Therapy is a vital function of York Adult Social Care. We support adults, families and informal carers who live in the city to live an enjoyable life as independently as possible. You will become an integral part of a friendly and helpful team, supporting people to achieve good outcomes through a person-centred, strength-based approach. This is an excellent opportunity to develop both personally and professionally as an Occupational Therapist practitioner.

We have 2 posts available:

  • 1 full time
  • 1 part time (20 hours)

Please specify in your application which you would like to apply for.

Who are we looking for?

We would love to hear from you if you have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, can build trusting relationships with people, colleagues and partners and can work as part of a hard-working team of dedicated staff. 

The post will include working with professionals from health, housing, social care, and other professional networks too. To apply you will need a degree in Occupational Therapy and be registered with HCPC.

This post is suitable as a job share opportunity.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team.

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sally Ward Acting Team Manager at or on 01904 551063.

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To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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01904 551550
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire

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