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Occupational Therapist Band 6 – Single Handed Care Team

Location:Kettering
Salary:£31365 per-annum
Position:Occupational Therapist
Date Posted:
Job Ref:OT-SC-FT
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Occupational Therapist Band 6 – Single Handed Care Team

Driver essential: Yes

Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 (Pro Rata)

 

A great and exciting opportunity for Band 6 OT looking to join our Single Care Team on a permanent contract, which is transforming the way care is being delivered in Northamptonshire.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To be able to work with primarily customers with physical disabilities, manage a challenging caseload, and recommend specialist equipment and delivering training
  • The post will have some supervisory responsibility for colleagues working at lower levels within the team.
  • To complete skilled and specialised occupational therapy assessments and moving and handling assessments to customers with a wide range of more complicated medical conditions, in accordance with all relevant legislation and eligibility criteria.
  • To facilitate safe and appropriate interventions which enable customers to optimise their independence; this may include the use of complex specialist equipment, minor and major adaptations or specialist advice.
  • Facilitate safe and appropriate interventions which enable customers to optimise their independence.

 

 

Abilities & Skills:

  • Positive attitude and sound clinical reasoning.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage your workload under pressure.
  • Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience of using complex specialist equipment, minor equipment, manual handling equipment and providing safe and efficient advice.
  • Driving licence is essential.

 

Location: Saunders Close, Kettering

Rota to include: 37 hours per week. Monday – Friday

 

BENEFITS

  • Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee discount scheme to use on high street shopping, eating out, travel and much more
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)
  • Mileage paid at HMRC rates (45p per mile)

 

It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021.  The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.

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