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Salary £34,196 - £36,937 per annum
Permanent, Full time
37 hours per week
Based in Horsham
Interview date: TBC
Please note this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Job advert At West Sussex County Council our Occupational Therapy team is committed to supporting vulnerable adults and children to live within their communities as independently as possible for as long as possible. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Occupational Therapy Practitioner
You will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to be able to ensure consistently good outcomes for people within West Sussex. As a qualified Occupational Therapist, you will look to ensure that services provided offer optimum opportunities for people to engage fully in the communities in which they live.
It would be beneficial for candidates to have experience/knowledge of: •Providing Care Act Assessments for adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities •Providing advice, information, equipment, and adaptations •Moving and handling assessment and competent moving and handling skills •Ability to work independently and organise and prioritise own workload. •Good understanding of relevant legislation •Innovative, creative and flexible partnership working to ensure positive outcomes •Commitment
In addition, Senior Practitioner candidates must have a minimum of 4 years Local authority work experience and also be experienced in staff supervision
In return you will receive: •Excellent supervision •Excellent opportunities for training and development with a self-service training portal allowing you to manage your development •A comprehensive relocation package, details of which can be found in the Better Place to Work document on the West Sussex County Council website •Flexible working to maintain home and work balance •Good remuneration
You must have a full driving licence in order to fulfil the role.
For an informal conversation please contact: ( Email address removed ) Tel: ( Phone number removed ) (Team Manager Independent Living) ( Email address removed ) Tel: ( Phone number removed ) (Service Manager Independent Living)
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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