Directorate: Adult Social Services
Starting salary: JM1:- £32,234 per annum
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing date: Friday 28 January 2022
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) team. This is an exciting new role which provides the opportunity to work at the forefront of service development and would appeal to an individual who likes to work in a fast-paced environment.
The successful applicant will play an active role in the development of the internal TEC hub and will work with the existing OT team to further develop new pathways and promote the uptake of care technology. This important work supports the fulfilment of the councils’ vision for adult social services and the maximising independence agenda, the aim is to improve outcomes for the citizens of North Somerset.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Please note that this role involves some work being carried out in a care home setting and as such it is a legal requirement that staff are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (unless medically exempt). If you are successful, a condition of employment will be that you are fully vaccinated.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Fiona Shergold, Head of Service Development on 07469 406 023.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 04 February 2022
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.