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Occupational Therapist - Woking

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/198677/37688
  • Published: Thu 09/11/2023, 12:23 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 09/12/2023, 12:23 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39355 - £42053 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

The salary range for this role is £39,355 to £42,053 per annum (pro rata for part time hours), based on a 36 hour working week.

'If you are looking for a role that is varied and incredibly rewarding then Woking Locality Team is a great place to start. As a team we are very supportive with regular supervision and OT specific training on offer to help you with your continued CPD.'

~ Kim Brockwell, Acting Assistant Team Manager (OT specific) at Woking Locality Team.

We would love you to join us as we strive to best support our valued Surrey residents, ensuring no one is left behind.

We currently have the following vacancy based in the Woking Locality Team:

  • 1 full-time permanent Occupational Therapist (part-time applications will be considered).

What we can offer you:

  • Surrey County Council offer a generous benefits package in addition to competitive salaries for Occupational Therapist roles
  • 26 days annual leave with the option to also buy additional leave if required (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Flexible / agile working to help with balancing work and home
  • Training and Development including a structured Induction Programme and our Senior Readiness Programme
  • Relocation assistance of up to £8000 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (with a focus on wellbeing)
  • Car lease scheme and many more discounted life-style benefits.

About the role

Being an Occupational Therapist in our Woking Locality team will facilitate your development and equip you with a range of skills to enable you to undertake frontline holistic occupational therapy practice within a social care setting.

Our Occupational Therapists have told us that career development is of huge importance to them. One step we have taken to help address this is to develop a 'Senior Readiness Program'. This program is designed to support Occupational Therapists to develop their skills and experience so that they can progress to become Senior Occupational Therapists.

About You

In your application, we would love to hear about your:

  • Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy and current registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Experience of working within a social care, health or community focused multi-disciplinary setting
  • Ability to complete person centred and proportionate OT assessments
  • Familiarity with moving and handling equipment such as hoists and stand aids
  • Knowledge of medical conditions and the likely impact on the individual, carer and family
  • Knowledge of current legislation, including the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act and its application to practice in a social care setting

Applicants must hold a valid Driving Licence to drive in the UK and have access to a car.

The closing date for this role is 07/01/2024, although applications will be reviewed, and appointments made, on an on-going basis.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our website.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/198677/37688
  • Published: Thu 09/11/2023, 12:23 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 09/12/2023, 12:23 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £39355 - £42053 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woking

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