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Occupational Therapist - Reablement - Adults community

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
East of England
Location:
Central Bedfordshire
Salary:
£28 to £30 per hour
Posted:
20/11/2017
Job Ref:
CHA-64076

Occupational Therapist - Reablement - Adults community - Central Bedfordshire - £28 to £30 per hour

We are currently looking for an experienced occupational therapist to join the reablement team within adult social care in Bedfordshire.   

The successful occupational therapist will work in a Community based post working with Occupation therapists, physiotherapists and reablement team to deliver home based assessment, intervention and review in facilitating optimum levels of independence for individuals who are seen by the reablement service.  

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that vulnerable adults are supported to assess, manage and review their own needs and risks
  • Previous experience of community care
  • Maximise independence, choice and control
  • Provide support to meet immediate risks and needs in crisis situations
  • Act in accordance to legislation and policies
  • Recommendations for major adaptations through the Disabled Facilities Grant
  • Responding to moving and handling needs
  • Prioritise workload and manage referrals
  • Work as an active member of the team attending team meeting and contributing to systems and procedures

Benefits of the role:

  • Excellent Pay Rates  
  • Deeply rewarding and varied work 
  • A chance to develop and implement change
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place 
  • Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge 

The successful occupational therapist will have experience of:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of legislation
  • Working in a community setting
  • Rehabilitation and assessments experience
  • Intermediate care practice
  • Falls management skills
  • Knowledge of the current policies toward Safeguarding, Risk Assessment/Management and choice and control
You MUST be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Healthcare? 

  • Free access to our online training and CPD portal (worth £500 a year)
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with "My Liquid Rewards"
  • Access to many exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies 
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements 
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each allied health professional you refer who we successfully place 
  • Twice weekly payroll  

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6857
Contact: Chloe Austin

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