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Occupational Therapist
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/20/135135
  • Published: Wed 07/10/2020, 12:30 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, + 1 post of 18 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary: Grade H or I dependent on skills, knowledge and experience. Grade H -SCP 26-30 £30,451 to £33,782 pro rata per annum Grade I SCP 31-35 £34,728 to £38,890 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Full time permanent post - 36 hours per week

Part time permanent post - 18 hours per week

2 x Full time, Fixed Term posts to 30/9/2022

DBS Check: Enhanced 

Closing Date: 08/11/20 at 23:55 

The Occupational Therapy and Sensory team is based within Adult Social Care in Sefton Council and covers the whole borough of Sefton.

We are particularly looking for motivated staff keen to develop their skills and contribute to the development of the OT and sensory service.

We can offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

The roles include completing functional and moving and handling assessments, prescribing equipment, minor and major adaptations via the Disabled Facilities Grant process  

The Occupational and Sensory team have been at the forefront of developing new and innovative ways of working during the Covid 19 Pandemic, to allow assessments to be carried out remotely, keeping staff and service users as safe as possible.

This work has been recognized by RCOT and staff have recently taken part in a RCOT presentation to principal OT managers throughout the country.

Sefton has a commitment to Moving with Dignity/ Single Handed Care approach to care provision, working closely with formal and informal care providers. There has been significant investment in training and equipment purchase to support this way of working. 

The Occupational Therapy team has 1.5 vacancies for permanent staff and an additional 2 new positions that are fixed term to 30th September 2022. 

The successful candidates must hold a Diploma or Degree qualification in Occupational Therapy and be registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council.  

If you want to be part of our Team, to contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.

In exchange, we offer: 

An opportunity for personal and professional development 

Support and regular supervision 

Induction and relevant training opportunities 

Flexible Working Policy 

Pension scheme 

Equal Opportunities Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview. 

Interviews Will be held on line if possible, please advise if this will not be suitable for you