Occupational Therapist

2 days left

Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre
£27,088 to £29,614 per annum
11 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
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Full time permanent
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We have an exciting vacancy for an Occupational Therapist to join our Occupational Therapy Team within  Access and Prevention .

This is a community setting and your role will be to  assess people who have a disability or illness that affects everyday living.

Following assessment, you will make recommendations for equipment and adaptations to promote independence and wellbeing to enable people to live within the community.


Hours:  37 per week

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is proactive in their approach, open to change and enjoys the challenge of influencing and implementing new ways of working . We have redesigned our Occupational Therapy service and work within a locality based model. We are working within 5 locality teams and operate a duty rota within our teams. The successful candidate will be working in The Halesowen team and in addition to participating in the duty function will assess people of all ages in their own homes to promote independence This will include assessment for complex equipment and minor and major adaptations.  Working with the  Home Improvements team you will be responsible for delivering Major adaptations or assisting with relocation  with DFG legislation.

We are looking for candidates that demonstrate the value of OT in their practice.

We welcome applications from newly qualified OTs and those returning to practice. The successful candidate must be able to make effective and efficient travel arrangements around the Dudley Borough and be a Qualified Occupational Therapist registered with the HCPC is essential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For further information please contact Andrew Mitchell or Andrea Gronow via email Andrew.Mitchell@dudley.gov.uk , Andrea.Gronow@dudley.gov.uk

NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

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