Occupational Therapist

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£38,994 - £41,847  
Posted
29 Jan 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Ref
REC/18/00445
Contract Type
Full time

Bring your talent to Royal Greenwich (RBG) and help shape the future service for Occupational Therapy!

Exciting opportunities have arisen to work in the Royal Borough of Greenwich's Specialist Community Occupational Therapy and Sensory Service. 

We are looking for an experienced, autonomous and highly motivated practitioner who wants to influence practice and who are looking for a new experiences in the work place. We have reviewed our pay structure for Occupational Therapists and would value a keen, creative individual who thrives on developing services and the profession.

 The successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to undertake comprehensive functional assessments / interventions, major adaptations and moving & handling assessments in planning and delivering Occupational Therapy services.
  • Experience of providing formal and informal supervision to Occupational Therapy and support staff (minimum of 2)
  • Be experienced and knowledgeable of relevant legislation with a proven ability to work with vulnerable adults in a social care setting.
  • Involvement in multi-agency / partnership / consultative working and experience of carrying out lone assessments in client’s homes / care establishments, care management and safeguarding duties including risk assessments.
  • Have a passion for Research and Development

Royal Borough of Greenwich can offer you professional supervision, good terms and conditions, career development and a welcoming supportive team environment.

Our service model allows Occupation Therapists to focus on Occupational Therapy. If this sounds of interest you, come and join us!

Additional Information

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults and Older people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post holder must hold a diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). A full DBS is required.

Please contact

kate.leszkowski@royalgreenwich.gov.uk OT Integrated Lead

Interview date: Within 3 weeks of the closing date

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

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Keywords: Occupational Therapist, Social Care, Greenwich.