Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist

£33,782 to £37,890
16 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
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Job Title: Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hereford
Hours: Full time
Closing date: Wednesday 30th September
Salary: £33,782 to £37,890
Interview: Thursday 8th October

Join our Occupational Therapy team at Herefordshire Council!

Herefordshire is a beautiful, historic county located in the heart of the Marches on the border with Wales. We are one of the most rural and sparsely populated counties in England with a wealth of unspoilt countryside, distinctive heritage, and lively and attractive market towns.

Herefordshire Council provides a wide range of services that combine to make a difference to residents' lives on a daily basis. When recruiting, we look for innovative, professional and committed individuals who will help us to realise our priorities and uphold our values. We offer a range of working benefits, and aim to help employees achieve and maintain a good work life balance.

Herefordshire Council’s Occupational Therapy team is now looking for qualified, professional people to join our friendly and experienced OT staff based with other Adult Social Care teams at our locality bases in Hereford, Leominster and Ledbury. We currently have the following vacancy within our team: Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist – City Locality, Hereford – 37hrs per week.

The OT Team is centrally managed by an Occupational Therapy Manager, within our integrated “Independent Living Services”, which also comprises of our in house Home Improvement Agency and the Technology Enabled Living team. As a Senior Practitioner OT you will be responsible for a small team of Occupational Therapy staff working across the locality. You will receive regular, supportive supervision from the OT Manager, have access to regular internal and external CPD opportunities, and a supportive peer group of other senior occupational therapists working across the county and with the duty team.

To increase the options that you have available to support clients & carers you will also have opportunities to learn more about technology and other wider housing related options available via our comprehensive Home Adaptations and Assistance policy, finally you will benefit from being part of a friendly, innovative and motivated integrated team with great links with our wider social care, council and health colleagues

Our senior practitioner roles are a great opportunity for you to develop or maintain your skills in supervision and performance management whilst maintaining an active fieldwork role in the community.

If you would like to find out more about working with us, please contact Philippa Winstanley on or telephone 01432 260723.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

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