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Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist - Learning Disabilities

Band 6

Main area
CTPLD Wokingham
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
371-LD082-NS-F
Site
CTPLD Wokingham
Town
Reading
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
11/02/2022 23:59

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


 

 

22.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit to an exciting new opportunity for a part time Band 6 Occupational Therapist working in the community across Reading and Wokingham.

The successful candidate will be a confident and competent practitioner providing assessment, treatment, planning and therapy provision for adults with learning disabilities with complex needs.

This role requires a diverse set of skills including knowledge and experience around equipment provision, manual handling, excellent communication and organisational skills and requires a creative and innovative approach to practice.

The team promotes a truly client centred ethos and multi-disciplinary style of working. Close collaboration with families, carers and external stakeholders is required in order to enhance the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities.

The Occupational Therapy service offers regular supervision and opportunities for development and training in specialist areas such as sensory integration.

Experience of working with this delightful client group in the community is desirable but applicants with an open mind and relevant transferable skills will be considered.

Car driver essential.

About the Job 

  • Planning and delivery of Occupational Therapy to clients with learning disabilities
  • Managing a caseload of service users with complex needs
  • Working jointly with other members of the team
  • Supervision of OT students

Some of the benefits of joining our team:

  • AfC Salary ranging from £31,365- £37,890 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
  • Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support 
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more  

The “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:

 

  • Diploma/degree in Occupational Therapy
  • State registration
  • Previous OT experience within learning disabilities to a senior level
  • Knowledge of equipment to assist daily living activities

If you recognise yourself in these requirements, we would recommend you apply today!

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call: Julie Willis, Reading and Wokingham Team Manager on 01189 368681 or email: Julie.willis@berkshire.nhs.uk who’ll be delighted to help.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Julie Willis
Email address
Julie.willis@berkshire.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01189 368681