Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist

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£35,392 p.a plus benefits
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At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

Your next role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, Occupational Therapist to join our community team on a permanent basis.  The post is full time, but we would consider part-time and flexible working options.

Come and join a passionate, innovative and child-centred therapy team based at The Salt Way Centre in West Swindon.  Salt Way is a specialist centre for children’s therapies – Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and Speech & Language therapy, the disabled children’s social work team and a specialist early years centre for children with complex needs.

We work with children from 0-18 years with a wide range of conditions in a variety of settings.  These include clinics, patients homes, mainstream and special schools.

You would be responsible for managing a varied caseload of children and young people including the delivery of specialist educational provision.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate a broad range of clinical experience and be ready to develop specialist clinical skills in paediatric Occupational Therapy. Training and support is provided by experienced clinicians to support your ongoing development.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

Your next package

Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Please see our Vision and Values page for more details.

Your next steps

As an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from a diverse range of communities, and in particular disabled people and people from ethnic minorities. Read our statement of commitment to equality & inclusion.

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For further information about the role, please contact Patsy Stuart or Lisa Atkinson on 01793 464246

All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details. NHS Ref No: F0065-24-RNR002138-2