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Occupational Therapist

Therapy Services
£24,799 to £34,788 plus up to £3,000 market supplement
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Part Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/09/2019 at 23:59 PM
Therapy Services

Are you a highly motivated OT professional wanting to work in a forward thinking, innovative Council? Our Therapists are empowered to adapt their services to better meet the changing needs of our vulnerable residents. In Rutland we believe that you are the experts, your thoughts and ideas will be listened to by our strong leadership team.

We welcome applications from

  • Experienced OTs who will have the opportunity to become leaders and clinical experts in their field.
  • We also welcome newly qualified OTs as we like to develop our staff with us as our service progresses
  • OTs for our Reablement and Community teams who will embrace the opportunities offered by a manageable caseload, freeing you up to provide excellence within the team, time for reflection, embracing quality training and striving to optimise an integrated service with social work and

There is a real opportunity to provide a greater degree of personalised care and to develop your areas of expertise, which you will share across the team.

Our award winning Adult Social Care teams are leading the way in health and social care integration, ensuring the services we deliver meet the needs of our service users in a fully personalised and joined up way. With continually evolving services, this is a great opportunity to join a nationally recognised and committed team, supporting service users and their carers every step of the way. Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county. 

What we offer in return - Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few! 

The successful applicants for these posts will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we want to hear from you now…

What to do now… Please visit our website for a full Job Description. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kelly McAleese, Adult Social Care Practice Consultant on kmcaleese@rutland.gov.uk 

The closing date for applications will be 15 September @ 23:59 and interviews will take place in week commencing 23 September 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the Human Resources team for an application pack by email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01527 758291. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team. 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.


How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

Further information on this vacancy

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