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Occupational Therapist - Level 3 (Sherborne)

Salary details: £31601 - £36379

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Dorset County Council
Occupational group
Health & Social Care
Salary details
£31,601 - £36,379
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Ann Frost
Contact email
Contact telephone
01258 474062
Closing Date
25 March 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time experienced senior Occupational Therapist to join our busy Sherborne cluster team based in Yeatman hospital, Sherborne, Dorset.

You will work closely with colleagues in health, early help, community and voluntary sectors to ensure customer’s outcomes are met effectively     

As a senior practitioner, you will demonstrate high levels of professional practice and take responsibility for a caseload of complex cases within a community setting.  You will demonstrate good communication skills, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be able to work autonomously and have excellent manual handling and risk assessment skills and a good knowledge of equipment and adaptations. 

You will be required to assist the Area Practice Manager to co-ordinate team resources and will provide direction and practice support to team colleagues and allocate work within the team as necessary.

You will work within a supportive team of experienced therapists and there will be regular training and CPD opportunities to support your development.  We offer flexible working schemes and regular formal and informal supervision will be provided to support you in your role.

For more information please call Ann Frost, OT Team Leader on 01747 859120.

You must have a degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

This post involves working with vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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