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Recruiter: Nottinghamshire County Council
Date Advertised: 2021-11-26
Our childrenâs Occupational Therapy team sits within the Integrated Childrenâs Disability Service (ICDS) and is a warm and friendly team comprising of a service organiser, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. We are dynamic and forward-thinking, always striving to improve outcomes for the children and families we work with and we are practiced at supporting people to develop their own skills in this area of work.The team specifically works to support disabled children, young people and their families by completing assessments of need and recommending equipment and adaptations to support them in the home. Interventions include specialist seating, moving and handling (including sling recommendation), specialist equipment and both minor and major adaptations including Disabled Facilities Grants. The ICDS-Occupational Therapy team covers the whole of Nottinghamshire and we complete regular after school visits.We are seeking one highly motivated Occupational Therapy Assistant with enthusiasm to provide an excellent service for disabled children, young people and their families. You will:Have knowledge and/or experience of working with childrenHave knowledge and/or experience of physical disabilityHave knowledge and/or experience of childrenâs equipmentHave the ability to manage and prioritise your casework Have good communication skills and the ability to form positive relationships with a wide range of partner agenciesWhat we offer:A welcoming and supportive teamFlexible and mobile workingManageable caseloads and regular, effective supervisionOngoing trainingGenerous annual leave in addition to 8 days statutory bank holidaysExcellent occupational pension schemeFinancial assistance for staff including access to car loan scheme and cycle purchase schemeEmployee offers and discountsFor more information or for an informal discussion please contact Jean Bates, Occupational Therapy Manager on 0115 8040937.