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Occupational Therapist (Adult Social Care Team) OCC16798

Job Details:

Salary range: £30,507 - £36,876 per annum (pro-rata if part-time)
Work location: Abingdon, Bicester, Oxford City and JR Hospital (Various teams across Oxfordshire)
Hours per week: 37 (part-time considered) - we are open to discussions about flexible working
Contract type: Permanent 
Closing date: Sunday 24th November 2019


This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.


We have fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join one of our new Adult Social Care Teams working in a variety of geographical areas.

About Us:

We offer regular and robust supervision and invest in training opportunities in these roles enabling you to develop skills, plus a career progression scheme, to help you progress professionally.

We are an easy commute from many locations, including Birmingham, North London, Newbury, Reading, Swindon and Warwick. 

To find out more, please visit  Adult social care jobs 

About the Role:

The role is key in promoting people’s ability to live independently through use of assistive technology, specialist equipment, and adaptations. 

Our priority is to support the most vulnerable people in our communities. We do this by working as creatively and efficient as possible, whilst utilising the opportunities afforded by closer working with health and housing and working proactively to encourage independent and safe living within the community. Good outcomes will be achieved by providing the right support, in the right way at the right time. We actively collaborate with other agencies to put the people of Oxfordshire at the heart of decision-making.

About You:

You will be a HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist who either has or wishes to develop substantial and highly specialist skills, have a commitment to continuous professional develop and be responsible for providing Occupational Therapy services to adults, their families and carers living in Oxfordshire in line with the requirements of the Care Act 2014. In addition, you will need to call upon your specialist moving and handling assessment skills. We are looking for someone who can travel to and access a variety of premises across Oxfordshire. 

Rewards and Benefits:

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

Would you like to know more?

Please click here to view the Job Description & Selection Criteria. 


For an informal discussion about the role please contact:

Julie Smith South Adult Social Care Team Manager – 07711117422

Dommie Rey East Adult Social Care Team Manager – 07584581199

Rachel Lygo Team Manager Reablement Outreach Team - 07825 755541

Application Procedure:

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the role requirements, as specified in the job posting. 
You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.

If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, or if you require the application form in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at or by calling 01962 847728.

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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