CURRENT VACANCIES Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: VAC-10782_1512148215
Salary: £22128 - £41787 per annum
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: 01/12/2017

THE ROLE:

We have a range of positions available, dependant on experience.

The Occupational Therapy rotation provides an opportunity to develop holistic cognitive & functional assessment in an Acute, Community & Home environment

The role will also involve:
” To perform assessment, and treatment of patients who may have diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions, as well as a variety of communication problems such as deafness, dysphasia, or confusion.
” To communicate effectively with MDT members, service user and voluntary agencies
” To hold responsibility for own case load and be responsible for a defined area of the service, working with supervision. Supervision takes the form of regular formal training, clinical reasoning sessions, peer review and case conferences. Access to advice and support from a senior Occupational therapist is available if required, clinical work is not routinely evaluated.
” To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.

QUALIFICATIONS/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

The essential qualities we are looking for in our Occupational Therapist applicants are:
” To have gained effective experience of rehabilitation, elderly care, from student placements and/or previous recent experience as a band 19 (band 5)
” To have competent IT skills
” Thorough and up to date knowledge of NHS systems and processes,
” Ability to supervise students effectively when required
” Knowledge of professional and organisational standards related to the role
” Knowledge of safe working practices in all settings e.g. lone working in the community etc.
” To have thorough and up-to-date knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory and best practice
” To have had experience in community and acute settings
” To be competent in performing assessments: moving and handling, activity analysis, ADL equipment and devising treatment plans with a variety of presenting conditions
” Registered with HCPC
” The post holder must hold a valid UK driving license and have access to a car for community-based roles

Benefits
– Travel discounts
– MyWellness Fitness app
– Childcare vouchers
– NHS pension scheme

At Healthier Recruitment, we are dedicated in finding our candidates their ideal roles. We go above and beyond the basic requirements of our candidates to find roles that not only match their overall package expectations but provide them with an opportunity to secure a position that offers personal fulfilment and the potential to develop within an organisation that shares similar visions and values.
Each and every candidate we work with is different, and therefore we take the time to get to know you and explore the potential career options that suit you best to ensure that your transition into a new role is both a smooth, stress free and enjoyable experience.

Job Reference: VAC-10782_1512148215

Salary: £22128 - £41787 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: 01/12/2017

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