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Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Milton Grange, Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £44,650 - £47,724 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/138519/39928
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/138519/39928
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Milton Grange, Eastbourne
  • Salary
  • £44,650 - £47,724 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Occupational Therapy

 

“The best thing about working for East Sussex is knowing every person who works here cares about our residents and wants to achieve the best outcomes for them.” Casey, Project Officer

Do you want to support a therapy team in delivering safe and an effective service delivery to help people get back to being independent following a period of illness or injury?

If you are a qualified occupational therapist, then this could be the role you’re looking for.

As a Senior Practitioner Occupational therapist, you will work as part of our multi-disciplinary team to assess client’s current function and work with others to provide rehabilitation and either safe and timely discharge planning to enable clients to regain independence and safely return home from our bedded unit or to enable clients to remain at home and access the community from our Outreach team.

You will have the opportunity to support and supervise the occupational therapy team across our 3 services and contribute to the service delivery and development.

This is a really rewarding role allowing you to see first hand the positive impact your role is having in getting people back to being independent and remaining at home.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are qualified Occupational therapists with a HCPC registration.
  • Are a team player
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Are positive and proactive.
  • Have a sound working knowledge of the Care Act
  • Have a full UK driving licence with own transport

To apply for this role follow the ‘Apply now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet the criteria as advertised drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interviews are expected to be held in person, at Milton Grange, week commencing 22 April 2024.

For further information regarding this role, please contact Nicole Mende- Integrated Therapy Lead on 07821638418 or 01323 466466

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For putting my skills to good use

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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