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Occupational Therapist RBKC613100

Job Summary:


Salary range: £41,967 - £50,088 per annum 
Work location: London
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent 
Vetting requirements: Enhanced DBS Check
Closing date: This is a rolling advert, applications will be reviewed upon receipt

About Us:


Champion person-centred care for older people and adults with physical disabilities.


At the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people at the heart of everything we do. Our Integrated Health and Social Care Team is at the forefront, delivering personalised care pathways built around the needs of individuals. From social workers to rehabilitation workers, occupational therapists and related support services, they all share your commitment to social inclusion and accessibility. You’ll play a leading role in promoting quality and best practice.

The Role:


Exciting opportunities due to additional funding has arisen to work in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Complex OT service.


We are looking for Occupational Therapists with an interest to work within a growing, vibrant, and diverse team and will help in the delivery of OT services to residents with physical and long-term disabilities. Your role will include recommendations on adaptations to increase and maintain people’s independence with provision of equipment where appropriate, and ensure completed adaptations are satisfactory.


Our team consists of up to 10 Occupational therapists, an advanced practitioner Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist manager. You’ll be responsible for offering functional assessments and provide appropriate interventions including equipment, minor and major adaptations. You’ll be required to take a multi-disciplinary approach including working with social workers/ independent living assessors, surveyors whilst undertaking duties within Care Act 2018. 


Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:


A qualified professional Occupational Therapist with current HCPC registration, you have a firm belief that every voice in a community matters. Ideally, you will bring to the role proven experience both in frontline social care and as a practice educator. You will certainly demonstrate real empathy and collaborative spirit, together with the insight and confidence to assess and supervise others, and to ensure everyone delivers on the principles of the Care Act 2014 through excellence in practice.


The team is based in the Town Hall just off the vibrant and exciting High Street Kensington and operate using the hybrid model.


Additionally, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, travel allowance equivalent to zones 1 & 2, a high-quality pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent learning and development opportunities.


Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role.





Application process

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

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