Occupational Therapist

Location
The Opal Centre
Salary
£31,371 - £37,849 per annum
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Job Ref
COVCC000613
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Occupational Therapist (OT), Adult Services

There are multiple vacancies

Are you an Occupational Therapist seeking a new challenge?  Do you have previous experience within a physical health setting?  Are you looking to develop new skills to complement your existing clinical knowledge?

Coventry City Council seeks several highly motivated OTs to improve the safety, independence and quality of life for people with physical, cognitive & learning disabilities.

Your skills include:

Several methods of effective communication 

Conducting strengths-based assessments in the customer’s home to identify  how they can use these strengths to improve / maintain safety and independence

Providing instruction to customers and their carers to achieve maximum functional independence.

Working both independently and as part of a team

Organising, planning and prioritising work to achieve objectives and meet deadlines

Developing effective relationships with customers, colleagues and other agencies

Maintaining accurate records on the computer database

Knowledge of rehabilitation, health conditions and mulit pathology

You are experienced in:

Undertaking comprehensive assessments

Interpreting and analysing data to gauge customers’ functional ability

Devising intervention plans; using clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice to deliver enablement programmes

Supervising unqualified staff

Registration with the HCPC and a clear DBS are essential to this

Apply now and if you then wish to find out further information you can book on to our open event at the Job Shop on Tuesday 3rd September between 10.00am - 12.00, please telephone 02476978061.

Alternatively for an informal discussion around our requirements contact Michiko Clark on 02476972819. 

Working Hours:  37.0 Hours per Week

 

Benefits

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

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.

Key Requirements

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.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

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).

Need help with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application, then help is available at the Job Shop. 

Coventry City Council’s Job Shop is a free service for all Coventry residents. Come in and see one of our dedicated advisers and receive 1 to 1 support.

We are open Monday-Friday 9.15-4.30pm (Thursday 10.30)

Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740

Email: jobshop@coventry.gov.uk  

Website: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/jobshop

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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