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Occupational Therapist

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£32,094 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Charnwood Borough Council, Southfields, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2TX 


Closing date:23 June 2019 at midnight 

LIGHTBULB (Housing related support) OT TEAM
Salary Range: Grades 10-11 £27,387 - £34,653
Main Duties:
  • Assess, recommend and support the provision of adaptations for service users with complex needs.
  • Provide professional guidance (but not line management) to Housing Support Co-ordinators (Trusted Assessors)
  • To reduce hand-offs between OT teams and ensure OTs retain their professional skills, Lightbulb OT’s will assess and provide equipment and guidance regarding moving and handling where appropriate.
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy approved by the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
  • Skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the Occupational Therapy role within Adult Social Care, including: Major and Minor adaptations, equipment, enablement, moving and handling.
  • Knowledge and understanding of housing issues and their link to Social Care.
  • The ability to work with carers, colleagues and partnership agencies to provide the most effective service.
  • The ability to manage a caseload and to set clear objectives and plans.
  • Experience of supporting and mentoring less experienced staff.
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Claire Jones Tel: 0116 30 57553
or Lynn Dannatt Tel: 0116 30 56636 email:
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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