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Childrens Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Social Care - Unqualified
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19004162 Requisition #
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| Starting salary £22,182 pro rata | Temporary up to 31st December 2020 - Part Time, 22 hours per week |

Milton Haig - Gravesend

The Children’s Occupational Therapy service which is part of the West Kent Disabled Children’s Service requires a part time Occupational Therapy Assistant to be based at the Disabled Childrens Team at Milton Haig in Gravesend covering NW Kent area Swanley, Dartford and Gravesend areas. This is a post covering maternity leave until December 2020.

Your duties will be to support the Occupational Therapists with screening assessments, setting up/reviews of equipment, progressing housing adaptation cases for minor works, visiting disabled children in their own homes to check basic equipment.

You will need to have had some experience of working with disabled children, good communication skills, work well in a combined team with Social Workers and Social work assistants , be self motivated and able to work independently.

You will receive day to day support, supervision and training, from the Senior Practitioner O.T. and other Occupational Therapists and OT team manager within the service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. 

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information on this role please contact Gill Crouch OT team manager on 03000 411920 or email Gill.Crouch@kent.gov.uk or contact Daniela Day Senior practitioner OT on 03000 414246 or email Daniela.day@kent.gov.uk.

Interview date(s): 8th October 2019

Closing date: 19th September 2019

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