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Ref no:
ANG04171
Published:
16/11/2022
Closes:
2/12/2022
Location:
Kinloch Care Centre, Carnoustie, DD7 7EN
Salary:
£24,117 - £26,083 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36.25 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Job Description

Angus Health and Social Care Partnership has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our Occupational Therapy team.

Based at Kinloch Care Centre, Kinloch Street, Carnoustie, covering the Carnoustie / Monifieth area.

Please note that you will also be required to work throughout the Angus area depending on the needs of the service.

You will have options for hybrid working and working in different offices as well as the option of working within our flexible working scheme.

You will work as part of our welcoming and supportive Community Care team. You will provide information and advice to internal and external customers in relation to Occupational Therapy services. You will ensure good customer care is provided and that all the actions agreed with clients are promptly actioned.

Your duties will include assessing the needs of disabled children, adults and older people, living in the community, with various physical and mental health disabilities. You will visit people in their own home environment and will be responsible for identifying the need for equipment and / or adaptations to promote and maintain the person’s independence. You will also be responsible for providing advice and information in relation to other community care services.

You will work closely with colleagues from Occupational Therapy, Community Care, NHS and external services.

We are committed to supporting our employees with their learning and development and you will benefit from regular supervision.

For informal, enquiries, please contact Allison Taylor, Team Manager - Occupational Therapy at TaylorAJ@angus.gov.uk or telephone (01241) 465676.

Requirements

You must have the ability to become a member of the PVG Scheme.

Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.

In addition, please refer to the "applicant guidance" document when completing your application form and to the "welcome to Angus" document for more information about working for Angus Council.

The Individual

We are happy to discuss flexible working during the recruitment process for this position. This means we are open to a conversation about working patterns and the flexibility that is available for this role whilst managing the workload.

We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.