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Occupational Therapist (0-25)

closing date 29 Oct

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 12 October, 2017
Advert End Date: 29 October, 2017
Salary: £27,668 - £30,153
Location: Yate (Badminton Road)
Weekly Hours: 37
Job Category: Occupational Therapy
Vacancy Ref: SGC1057/740/025JS/RP

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

We have a full-time opportunity to join our team an Occupational Therapist (Lead Professional)on a permanent basis. As post holder you will work within a small team of Occupational Therapists as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary service involving Early Years, Education and Social care staff.

As an Occupational Therapist in the service you will develop your skills in assessing, evaluating, and supporting the needs of disabled children and their families to promote independence and inclusion in all areas of childrens lives. This is primarily achieved by providing appropriate equipment and adaptations, as well as providing advice and training to parents, carers and other professionals. Work will also involve assessment of childrens needs to enable advice regarding re-housing.

The role purpose is to undertake the assessment of needs, devising and planning action, implementing and evaluating it in order to promote independence and deliver a high standard of personalised care.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.