The starting salary for this position is £41,127 per annum for 36 hours per week (pro-rata for part-time staff).
We are looking for two Senior Occupational Therapists within our Woking Adult Social Care team based at Woking Borough Council Civic Office, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6YL.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working remotely from home or wherever works best.
These are full-time positions but part-time applications will be considered.
As a senior member of the team, you will conduct holistic assessments of social care needs and planning support across a dedicated caseload. Working closely with families, carers and care workers, you’ll play a vital role in supporting people from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of needs. In all that you do, you’ll promote independence, choice and control.
Woking Locality Team are looking for two qualified and registered Occupational Therapists with excellent supervisory skills and a proactive, person-centred approach to the work. Successful applicants will be skilled at communicating and working with people with social care needs and have experience of visiting them in their own homes or their care setting.
We need professionals who are confident and competent in working with people with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments. Therefore, we are looking for Occupational Therapists who have well developed skills in professional and risk assessment, excellent communication skills and the ability to work professionally in a multidisciplinary / multi-agency context.
The ability to get the best out of others and work collaboratively with partner agencies is equally important, and you should have outstanding assessment skills.
Surrey County Council offers competitive benefits and ongoing training, the stability of full-time or part-time, permanent work and, of course, the opportunity to help create one of the best Occupational Therapy services in the country.
To be considered for shortlisting for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- An Occupational Therapy degree / registration with HCPC / current manual and handling training
- An ability to undertake moving and handling assessments, major adaptation assessments for the Disabled Facilities Grant and knowledge of specialist equipment
- Knowledge of support planning and carers assessments
- Applicants must have a valid UK Driving Licence and access to a car.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st January 2023.
Interviews will take place on 14th February 2023.
For an informal discussion please contact Kim Brockwell on 07964 109388.
We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.