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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Occupational Therapist

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/06/2020
Advert End Date:
31/07/2020 23:59
Employment Location:
Sand Martin House
Salary:
31,371 – 34,788
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
103813

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Jul


Further information

Are you a qualified occupational therapist looking for a new rewarding development opportunity? If so, our innovative Reablement team may have the role for you.

Our therapy led service provides holistic assessments within a client’s home to promote independence, wellbeing and choice. To do so, we follow a collaborative goal setting approach with our clients and utilise the latest assistive technology to achieve the best possible outcomes.

We have established a close alliance working with multidisciplinary teams across the organisation, the NHS and neighbouring local authorities and as such we are not only able to collectively offer exceptional care to our clients, we can also offer excellent training, support and development with your career.

Based in Sand Martin House on the contemporary Fletton Quay’s development in Peterborough, as a team we pride ourselves on actively encouraging opportunities for service development and innovation where occupational therapy is at the forefront of many initiatives.

Here’s what some of our current occupational therapists have to say about the service:

"Being a Reablement Occupational Therapist will focus your skills on restoring people’s independence rather than resolving health care issues."

"Reablement allows you to work with people in their home environment, removing barriers and helping them to regain practical skills and confidence."

"This is a fast paced service that will progress your competencies in assessment and goal setting, as well as challenge you with a variety of cases."

"As a Reablement Occupational Therapist you will work together a strong and experienced team to progress clients towards their tailored goals."

What else can we offer you?

• 24 days holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
• 30p mileage
• Ongoing Training & Career development
• £350 Refer a friend scheme
• Local government pension scheme
• Free DBS check (which is a requirement of this role)
• Real job satisfaction in an environment where your actions deliver real benefits to people’s lives

We’d love to discuss this role with you further, to do so please contact Laura King, Reablement Team Manager on 01733 207207 or via email at
Laura.King@peterborough.gov.uk

To apply send a copy of your CV to Megan at pccrecruitment@peterborough.gov.uk. If you do not have an up to date CV, please complete the shortened PCC application form and send this instead.

This is a rolling campaign and we will review applications regularly so please don't wait for the closing date to apply, we want to speak to you now!

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