The role

About Southwark:

Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude and enviable reputation. As a Council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our ‘Fairer Futures for All’ promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.

The role:

We are recruiting Occupational Therapists within our Intermediate Care Southwark (Reablement) Service. Intermediate Care Southwark is an integrated health and social care service which provide both Urgent Response and Rehabilitation and Reablement pathways to residents of the London Borough of Southwark.

The purpose of the service is to provide home based support and rehabilitation for clients 18 years and over in order to maximise independence, prevent unnecessary hospital admission, facilitate hospital discharge and reduce reliance on long term care where possible, for people residing in the London Borough of Southwark.

Short term outcome focused interventions are delivered in client’s homes for a period of up to six weeks. This is achieved through multi-disciplinary (MDT) assessment and rehabilitation co-ordinated by Senior Therapists, Social Workers, Pharmacists and Nurses, supported by Rehabilitation Support Workers (RSW’s).

About you:
We are looking for experienced Occupational Therapists who are confident decision makers, can manage competing demands and prioritise case load effectively.

Applicants should hold a Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy, be registered with the HCPC, together with experience and knowledge of adult social care legislation.

Additional salary details

Salary Competitive:

Salary ranging from £37,491 to £44,598 Benefits

• Generous starting annual leave entitlement of 28 days – rising to 36 days rising to with continuous service
• Pension scheme (LGPS)
• Season Ticket Loan – interest free
• Cycle to work scheme
• Eye Care Scheme
• Flexible working

Recruitment timetable

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date: Sunday 5 December 2021
Interviews + Assessment: 15 December 2021

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.