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Occupational Therapists

Suffolk County Council
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  • £32,910 - £35,536 (pro rata for part time)
  • Full Time and Part Time
  • Permanent

We are committed to flexible working. To view the types of flexible or part time working available for this role, please see the Job and Person Profile.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Suffolk County Council (SCC) Adult and Community Service as a qualified Occupational Therapist, working from various locations across Suffolk.

In Suffolk County Council we recognise that our staff are our greatest asset, and we strive to support them to be the best they can be.

The aim for our services is to focus on early intervention, recovery, and enabling people to live healthy and independent lives at home for as long as possible.

There is an induction program as well as ongoing comprehensive training to support your personal and professional development. We also offer an innovative Newly Qualified Occupational Therapy Program, joint with Newly Qualified Social Workers.

As part of our Adult Service Team, you will carry out high-quality assessments of physical, psychological and environmental needs of adults, and explore creative options to promote independence, wellbeing and choice.

You will work with a wide range of adults and their carers living in the community with complex needs, to support them in a variety of ways to maximise their potential, providing a role that is both fascinating and rewarding as well as challenging.

We are currently looking to recruit to the following posts:

Learning Disabilities and Autism

  • County wide

West Locality

  • Haverhill Neighbourhood Team
  • Mildenhall Neighbourhood Team

Ipswich and East Locality

  • Homefirst Reablement Service based in Ipswich
  • Flexible Care and Support Team based in Ipswich

Please clearly indicate on your application which post / posts you are applying for.

ACS is proud to offer a minimum of six protected days for Social Workers and Occupational Therapists to undertake continuous professional development; ensuring these valued professionals are given sufficient time and support to enable them to maintain registration with Social Work England / Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

A relevant Occupational Therapy qualification and HCPC registration is essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Fiona Smith on 07872 421566.

For more information and to apply for this role, please follow this link.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, we have strict limitations on staff working in our offices and most of us are being asked to work from home. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

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