Experienced Occupational Therapist
Employer: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
- Reference: AC0105-1511
- Published on: Mon 25/01/2016 10:35 AM
- Closing on: Thu 31/03/2016 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: 37 hours per week.
- Salary: £29,000 – £32,959 pa, dependent on experience
- DBS Check: Enhanced
- Location: Maidenhead
A recent evaluation exercise described the workplace and teams in Adult Social Care at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead as: ‘supportive’, ‘strong’, ‘provides great learning opportunities’, ‘having supportive and knowledgeable management’, ‘rewarding’, ‘varied’ and ‘making a difference’.
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) is a vibrant and exciting place with a rich history. Windsor and Maidenhead offers plenty of places to spend your free time including great restaurants, bespoke shops, coffee bars, and the long walk, with a castle to explore.
Our strength is our staff and their commitment to the welfare and wellbeing of our Adult residents.
We are currently recruiting for Occupational Therapists to our Long Term and Self Directed Support Teams. You will be responsible for the assessment of adults with disabilities requesting equipment, minor and major works to provide maximum independence. Experience of achieving the reduction of packages of care through the provision of major adaptations and use of appropriate moving and handling techniques is desirable. You will be working in a supportive team and will need to be able to communicate with people of all ages, work on your own initiative, and manage and prioritise your workload
You will come to the role with energy, experience and a good understanding of Adult Social Care and Occupational Therapy. In return we will provide you with the tools to do your job, excellent supervision and development opportunities to progress your career in Occupational Therapy.
The benefits of this role include:
- excellent training and support with continuing professional development
- flexible working
- regular supervision
- staff benefits scheme/staff discounts.
We invite applications for this exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team and support us with future development.
For an informal discussion, please contact Olga Gracia, Interim Team Manager LTS on 01628 683790, or Clare Taylor, Lead Occupational Therapist on 01628 683733.
Should you wish to receive an application pack for the above post, please send an email to clearly stating your request for a ‘Job Application Pack’ in the subject line, along with the reference number of the job. Our Customer Service Centre will then be able to send this to you by post or email, as per your preference.
RBWM has the responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding children young people and vulnerable adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.
This is an open advert and new applications will be sent to the recruiting manager on a weekly basis for consideration.