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Occupational Therapist - applications reviewed fortnightly

Salary details: £37725 - £46857

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Salary Details
£37725 - £46857
Additional Allowances
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent and Fixed Term available; 35
Closing Date
31 March 2024 
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Join our forward-thinking approach

Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

Supporting independence, building resilience and better connecting people with communities, activities and opportunities is important to us. And so are you.

If you’re an Occupational Therapist and share our vision, want to embrace change, and is committed to supporting our residents achieve their best outcomes, we’d love to receive your application to join our amazing team.

Applications reviewed fortnightly

This is the opportunity to work in Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Social Care Occupational Therapy and Sensory Services.

We are looking for experienced, autonomous and highly motivated practitioners who want to influence practice and who are looking for a new challenge in the work place. We welcome applications from keen, creative individuals who thrive on developing services and the profession.

 Successful candidates will have:

  • The ability to undertake comprehensive functional assessments / interventions, minor / major adaptations and moving & handling assessments.
  • Experience of providing formal and informal supervision to Occupational Therapy and support staff.
  • Be experienced and knowledgeable of relevant legislation with a proven ability to work with vulnerable adults in a social care setting.
  • Involvement in multi-agency / partnership / consultative working, be aware of budgets and experience of carrying out lone assessments in client’s homes / care establishments, care management and safeguarding duties including risk assessments.
  • Have a passion for Research and Development

Royal Borough of Greenwich offers professional supervision, good terms and conditions, career development and a welcoming supportive team environment.

Additional Information

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Based in Woolwich, we have never been better connected via Crossrail, The Elizabeth Line and Uber boat.

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults and Older people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The post holder must hold a diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). An enhanced level DBS is required.

For a discussion about these opportunities, please contact: 

kate.leszkowski@royalgreenwich.gov.uk Occupational Therapy & Sensory Services Integrated Lead

naomi.cann@royalgreenwich.gov.uk Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist


For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kate leszkowski;    Kate.Leszkowski@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     0208 921 3254   

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977


Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

Royal Greenwich is committed to being an inclusive employer and we recognise that flexible ways of working are a valuable tool in improving workplace equality.  The Council is committed to providing a wide and flexible range of working arrangements including hybrid working for its workforce where service needs allow and we welcome this discussion with prospective applicants. The delivery of high quality services to our residents is at the heart of all we do - all requests for flexible working will be carefully considered in this context and on a service/case basis.