Ref. 55384

Occupational Therapist

  • Location: Nottinghamshire, England
  • Salary: £32 - £33.85 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is working with Nottinghamshire County Council to recruit 2 Occupational Therapists within the community and hospital services.

These roles are temporary 3 month initial placements with the possibility of extension. Pay is £32 – £33.85 per hour.

Job Purpose

To be responsible for the occupational therapy assessment of individual needs and the initiation and co ordination of a range of outcomes to meet them, promoting the principles of choice and control, personalisation and self directed support to ensure that service users can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties.

Key Responsibilities

Be responsible for the occupational therapy assessment, support planning and review of complex individual needs and then initiate and co ordinate a range of outcomes to meet them.

Maintain a complex caseload commissioning services within available resources.

Following appropriate training undertake assessments using a range of health and social care tools, for example, moving and handling assessments, specialist occupational therapy assessments, moving and handling assessments, Best Interests Assessments.

Be responsible for the identification of potential reablement opportunities and provide access to those services as required.

Provide professional detailed information, advice and support to service users and their carers.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: Detailed knowledge of community care services within health and social care settings.


    At least two years post qualification experience which clearly evidences the ability to undertake occupational therapy tasks and responsibilities within complex and demanding situations where elements of risk will be present.

  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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