You will be working carrying out functional assessment and therapy intervent with services users to maintain independence and to prevent the need for long term support. You will be working in a small team with other Occupational Therapist’s, Social Workers’s, a Broker and providers to promote individuals independence with Activities of Daily Living in a community setting.
To be Qualified Registered Occupational Therapist with 2 years post qualifying experience in health and/or social care setting, with knowledge and skills in:
• working with adults and older people in a physical settings
• functional assessment, therapy intervention and service provision
• disability equipment and minor adaptations
• manual handling
• understanding of social care provision
You will be working within a promoting independence team with other OT’s SW’s, a Broker and care providers. The team is lead and supported by a team lead and is regarded as a valued service within adult social care.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements) and a generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
37 hours per week
10th and 13th September 2018
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers
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