Vacancy: Community Occupational Therapist

Headway Cambridgeshire is looking to recruit a qualified Occupational Therapist to provide an Occupational Therapy Service which enables individuals with a brain injury to achieve positive and appropriate outcomes and maximize ability and independence.

Community Occupational Therapist

Part time - 15 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract - 1 year 

Salary – £24,302 (pro rata)

Based either in Cambridge or Peterborough

Headway Cambridgeshire is a well-established local charity providing holistic, person centered support and services to people with a brain injury.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing, advising and supporting client-led goal setting as well as providing guidance to staff and volunteers. The role will involve both facilitating groups and a caseload of 1:1 clients.

You should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a health or social care setting and a good understanding of the issues facing people with a brain injury and their carers. You will need to be able to travel across Cambridgeshire.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date for applications: Monday 11 December 2017

Interview dates: Tuesday 19 December 2017 

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Post completed Application Form to:

HR, Headway Cambridgeshire Block 10, Ida Darwin, Cambridge Road, Fulbourn, CB21 5EE

Download Application Form (online version)

Email completed Application Form (online version) to: hr@headway-cambs.org.uk

For more information about this post contact: Sharon Buckland, Senior Advice and Learning Co-ordinator on 01223 576550.

Applications by our form only, CVs will not be considered.

As a brain injured person it can sometimes be hard to feel positive about your progress but the gym instructor at Headway Cambridgeshire pushes me in the right direction and helps me to feel more enthusiastic about what I am able to achieve and what I might achieve in the future.