Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022
For an informal discussion, please contact Julian Baker or Shineka Simmons - Practice Managers on 01273 482777
About the role
East Sussex County Council (ESCC) is working to increase its integrated approach to the delivery of health and social care services. ESCC Occupational Therapy Services is looking for Occupational Therapy Assistants to be part of this process.
The role will include supporting in the assessment of Adults in line with the Care Act. As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will support in the management of reducing risk and enabling clients to remain as safe as possible in their own homes, using a reablement approach. The role will involve working with a range of daily living equipment, supporting with the undertaking of adaptations, supporting with moving and handling and working alongside our partner agencies.
If you have an interest in Occupational Therapy and have the skills to manage in an environment of continual improvement and development, then we would like to hear from you.
In return we will offer you a comprehensive induction programme, regular supervision and training and development opportunities.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.