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Job Title Occupational Therapist - Paediatrics
Job reference SHN06
Department Integrated Health & Social Care Services Directorate
Grade SCP 29 -32
Pay From: £31582.78 To: £34155.89 per annum
Hours 33 hours per week
Closing date 02 February 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as a Occupational Therapist in Contact Cares.

The Occupational Therapy Team are based in Contact Cares as part of St Helens Cares with the role of delivery of an integrated equipment and adaptation service.

We are seeking a well motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered Paediatric Occupational Therapist, with good communication skills and the ability to work under pressure, to join our team. The successful applicant will have an interest in developing their skills working with children with disabilities who have complex needs and will be responsible for the provision of specialist equipment and adaptations to promote independence.

The successful applicant should have a good understanding of complex physical and cognitive disabilities and experience in the provision of equipment and major adaptations. Knowledge of up to date moving and handling techniques and good IT skills would be an advantage. The Service is committed to continuing professional development.

It is a requirement of the post that candidates must have a valid driving licence and access to a
vehicle.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

For an informal discussion contact Gill Jewison (Occupational Therapy Team Manager) Tel: 07795450191

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and HCPC Registration

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

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Paediatric Occupational Therapist Job Description.pdf
Paediatric Occupational Therapist Person Specification.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Disclosure Application Form.pdf
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