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Occupational Therapist

Closing date: 02/11/2020

Reference: REQ102498

37 hours / Permanent

32,234 - 33,782 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our community occupational therapy service in Ceredigion.

This is a fantastic time to join a dynamic innovative and rapidly transforming integrated occupational therapy service set in beautiful West Wales.

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who has postgraduate experience working with adults in a community health, social care and housing setting.

We promote a flexible workforce and will consider applications from individuals seeking full time or job share.

You will be expected to work as part of a team to deliver high quality, evidence-based, person-centred occupational therapy; assessing the needs of adults and older people and supporting the provision of specialist equipment and housing adaptations to maximise independence, safety, and quality of life.

You will have support from an integrated occupational therapy team which values supervision and continuous professional development.

The post-holder will be expected to travel within Ceredigion. The ability to speak or learn Welsh to the required level within 2 years of appointment is essential for this post.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme.  More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

Should you require any further information about this role please contact Megan Thomas on Megan.Thomas@ceredigion.gov.uk

Job Description and Person Specification

Note:  We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Ceredigion – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:
Porth Ceredigion Intake and Triage Team

  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team