Occupational Therapist required to work with Wiltshire Council for a 3 month period starting asap/
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Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: PM160120201213
  • Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: We currently require a level 3 Occupational Therapist with work with Wiltshire Council for a 3 month period. Before applying for the role please ensure you have a current HCPC registration and you have read through the requirements below.

Care job family overview:

Support and assist the well-being of individuals and groups to assure their protection, security and development
*Safeguarding, protection and care
*Community, residential, day or field settings
*Ongoing risk/needs assessment of and advice for individuals/groups
*Specification of any non-council provision
*Individual or small group emphasis
*May involve personal care activities
*Likely to involve immediate response to client


*Qualified Occupational Therapist.
*Evidenced experience of professional and personal development following achievement of professional qualification, likely to be a minimum of 2 years post-qualification
*Knowledge and understanding of Health, Housing & Social Care legislation and wider policy context.
*Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance in relation to working with, and the safeguarding of, vulnerable adults.
*Sound knowledge and experience of delivering adaptations through the Disabled Facilities Grant process.
*Knowledge of Reablement to support and promote independence.
*Current knowledge and experience of undertaking moving and handling assessments and writing moving and handling plans.
*Experience of supervising staff informally.
*Ability to work with staff in a developmental way.
*Well developed interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with people in a variety of ways and levels.
*Ability to utilise a range of Microsoft and Electronic Social Care record software
*Ability to prioritise work and support others to do this.
*A self-starter, well organised person who is passionate about delivery of high quality customer-centric services.
*Must be able to write clear, complex and accurate reports


*Experience of working in a social care setting
*Experience of supervising occupational therapy students on practice placements.
*Detailed knowledge and experience of re-ablement to support and promote independence
*Experience of offering formal supervision and appraisal to staff.
*Experience in offering training and support with moving and handling.
*Experience of working as a safeguarding investigating officer.

Must hold a valid UK driving licence (with no more than 3 penalty points) and will drive a vehicle supplied by the Council in order to undertake the duties of the role.

The benefits of Service Care Health:

- Competitive pay rates
- Uniforms provided
- Four payroll runs each week ensuring weekly pay
- Full compliance solutions
- Free Mandatory training
- Free Occupational health checks
- DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge

We are also offering nurses a new registration sign up bonus of £150! (fully registered in 4 weeks)

Service Care are also offering a referral bonus of £250 per referral (after 13 weeks) - So if you know of anyone looking for work in any of the below sectors please get in touch!

-Primary Care
-Mental Health
-Probation & Youth Offending
-Social Work
-Social Housing
-Criminal Justice

If interested in the above please do not hesitate to get in contact with Paul Magee on 01772 208961 or email Paul.Magee@servicecare.org.uk