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Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - Community / Reablement

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
London
Location:
Bexley
Salary:
£22 to £25 per hour
Posted:
19/10/2017
Job Ref:
SRM-64340

Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - Community / Reablement - Bexley - £22-£25 per hour  
   
We are currently looking for an experienced Occupational therapist to join the community reablement team with one of our NHS clients in Bexley.   

The successful Occupational Therapist will be working within the Reablement Team. The Reablement Team aims to provide up to 6 weeks of care for people post hospital discharge to reable them back to their previous baseline, maximising independence.   
   
Community post so UK license holder would be required.  
   
Benefits of the role as a Community Occupational Therapist:
  • 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 
Role Responsibilities as a Community Occupational Therapist:
  • Provide professional occupational therapy services. 
  • Undertake and review assessments of users in consultation with other health professionals. 
  • To provide aids and rehabilitation for people with disabilities.
  • On occasions design tailor made equipment and adaptations to users' homes and provide advice on design and planning of buildings and facilities.
  • To work flexibly and assist in effective and efficient delivery of the service.
  • To prioritise workload, delegate and to supervise more junior staff including support staff and students, to aid provision of high standards of patient care.
  • To assess the occupational therapy needs of a defined patient group and establish and evaluate appropriate treatment plans.
  • To monitor, evaluate and modify treatment for patients with multiple in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of effectiveness of treatment
  • To select and apply occupational therapy assessments for a designated caseload, addressing occupational performance and skill deficits, enabling patients in the areas of productivity, self and leisure.
  • Act in accordance to legislation and policies
  • Work as an active member of the team attending team meeting and contributing to systems and procedures
The successful Community Occupational Therapist:
  • 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
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK
Why Liquid Healthcare? 
  • Free training resources covering all your annual mandatory training requirements
  • Discounts on groceries, clothing and many high street stores with “My Liquid Rewards”
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of allied health positions across the UK
  •  “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each Allied Health Professional you refer who we successfully place
  • “Find your own job” bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
  • 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: 0207 046 6219
Contact: Sophie Reeves-Morris

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