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Occupational Therapist
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 712407
  • Published: Tue 20/09/2022, 16:10 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/10/2022, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: 30,095
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Occupational Therapist

An exciting permanent, full time opportunity has arisen for a qualified Occupational Therapist with full HCPC registration to join our Long Term Service in Adult Social Care, Wokingham.

The post holder will work within an established multi professional team and will be responsible for independently managing a caseload, which will reflect your grade and experience, completing a range of assessments and interventions in the areas of manual handling, seating, aids and adaptations, disabled facilities grant work and provide long term professional support. 

The role involves working with adults with a broad range of needs including people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people and people with dementia. It also involves completing Carers Assessments and providing information, advice and support to Carers.

You will need to be use your own initiative, be flexible and be able to prioritise and manage your time effectively.  A car driver is essential as we cover a rural as well as urban area and there is very limited public transport.

You will hold a busy caseload and contribute to the team’s monthly performance, but in return you will be offered regular supervision each month along with peer support and weekly team meetings. Employment benefits include opportunities for flexible working, potential for some home-based work, access to a wide range of relevant training, and the local government pension scheme. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement.

We are based in the Wokingham Council offices in Shute End within short walk from Wokingham Town centre. 

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date: 11pm, 11th October 2022

If you would like any further information, please contact Alice Bateman 07500051036