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Occupational Therapist - Support and Safeguarding Adults

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1317
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Starting Salary:  £38,297
Job Level:  Level 4, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square London N1C 4AG with remote working arrangements available
Hours per week: 36 hours per week
Contract Type: 3 x Permanent
Closing Date: 22nd May 2022
Interviews to be held: w/c 6th June 2022
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As an Occupational Therapist, you will form part of a large network of professionals in an integrated social care setting. 

The role

We are looking for 3 Occupational Therapists who are keen, enthusiastic and passionate about social care.  This is a dynamic and challenging role, which puts the customer at the heart of service delivery, providing excellent occupational therapy interventions, which promote independence, choice and control. You will be expected to provide OT interventions including but exclusively; educative techniques, equipment, adaptations, moving & handling intervention and telecare 

Due to exciting new developments, we can now offer the right kind of people with passion, flare and commitment the opportunity to join our experienced friendly team.

You will enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team alongside social workers, Access and Response officers, Outreach officers and other teams across Adult Social Care. You will also have the opportunity to co- work with colleagues from housing, health and the voluntary sector. 

You are expected to manage your own varied workload with the guidance of your team manager and to respond appropriately to the needs of Camden residents in the community.  You will be expected to take into account resident’s needs and to prioritise tasks and responsibilities, ensuring statutory responsibilities are undertaken 

You must have a thorough understanding of current legislation and how it applies to the work of the profession including understanding the prevailing needs, whilst to promote the best interests of our residents and carers at all times. 

This is a challenging role that requires the ability to work under pressure as an individual and as part of a team.

If you are looking for the next step up or new challenge in your Social Care career then we want to hear from you.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

This role requires you to be a qualified Occupational Therapist and must be registered with HCPC England. Also, to be successful in this role you must be willing to show a commitment to undertake Post Qualifying Courses when relevant,

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, passionate and committed to work and dedicated to improve the well-being of our residents and their carers.  It is essential that you demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for managing your own workload at a high standard and delivering to set deadlines.

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our Adult Social Care services here in Camden, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1317
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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