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Occupational Therapist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/08/2020 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371- £32,878– £36,876 p.a pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Within one of the OT Team Locations
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Job details 

Closing date:
11 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care

Occupational Therapist


Temporary posts until 31/7/2021 - Project Team

Vacancy Ref No: AHS/20/53C

The successful candidates will become part of a highly motivated and successful Occupational Therapy Service within County Durham.

We are looking for individuals with experience of working with service users with predominantly physical health disabilities.

You should also have experience of working within a Health or Social Care setting and have knowledge of the structures within the NHS and Local Authorities.

Awareness of recent or impending changes within these organisations which would impact upon this role would also be beneficial.

Project work consists of assessing the best outcomes for service users and maximising independence, in conjunction with joint working with Social Work staff and other professionals to minimise care packages and prevent admissions in to long term care.

Required qualifications: Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy with Health Professions Council Registration.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 17th August, 2020.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosures.

For an informal discussion about the posts please contact: Daniella McCluskey, Acting Countywide OT Team Manager on: 03000 263941 email daniella.mccluskey@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services
Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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