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Community Occupational Therapist
  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: LEW/21/166157
  • Published: Thu 23/09/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 19/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,491 - £39,462 per annum (PO2)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Lewisham

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Community Occupational Therapist

The role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paediatric Community Occupational Therapist within the Children with Complex Needs Team. The main role will involve carrying out assessments and recommending specialist equipment, minor and major adaptations, and to advise on safe manual handling techniques. You will work closely with other professionals such as Social Workers, NHS OT’s and Physiotherapists. You will hold a varied caseload, assisting children and young people with disabilities (including those with physical/learning disabilities and or mental health problems) to fulfill their potential to live safely and independently and improve their life outcomes and that of their families. 

Lewisham Children and Young People Centre, 3rd Floor, Kaleidoscope, 32 Rushey Green, SE6 4JF

What we’re looking for
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, Paediatric Community Occupational Therapist to join our well-established team, with relevant experience and enthusiasm to work with disabled children and young people. If you're a good team player, ready to increase your knowledge, develop your skills, and embrace our commitment to learning from our clients and each other, please apply.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community. 

Salary details
£37,491 - £39,462 per annum (PO2)

N.B: All appointments will be offered at the starting salary for the grade of the role. The only exception to this will be when matching current salary (up to the maximum of the grade), which is subject to evidential proof.  

Further information
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Operational Manager Lucy Hart at 

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The post is subject to a DBS.

The post is subject to full Covid vaccination.

To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit and search council vacancies

Closing date
Tuesday 19 October 2021, 11:59pm

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response