We are currently recruiting for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Children’s Specialist Support Team. You will be responsible for carrying out assessments and implementing goal plans for children and young people with a variety of needs. This will include requests for equipment and minor adaptations to maximize independence and enable children and young to remain in the family home. Experience of the provision of minor adaptations and use of moving and handling techniques is required.
You will need to be a self-starting motivated Occupational Therapist, able to communicate with people of all ages, work using your own initiative and manage and prioritise your own workload. You will be working in a very supportive children’s team with clinical supervision provided by a senior Occupational Therapist.
Our staff are our greatest asset and Bracknell Forest has an excellent reputation for development of staff, and encourages growth and internal career progression. We set high standards for our staff, but with the support, training and development you receive it is an ideal environment to develop your career. Located in the South East, Bracknell Forest is a small and friendly unitary authority situated in Berkshire, just 28 miles west of London, mid-way between the M3 and M4 corridors. It is a diverse area incorporating the best features of town and attractive countryside. For more information on working for Bracknell Forest Children’s Social Care visit our micro-site www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/childrenssocialcare
If you would like to know more about these excellent opportunities please contact Michael Richards, Assistant Team Manager on 01344 352773
This role is fixed term until 31st March 2018 however there is a reasonable prospect of extending the life of the role or it becoming permanent.
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online (see below).
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Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children or young people must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.