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Occupational Therapist - Equipment and Adaptations

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Domiciliary and Community, Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
London
Location:
Hackney
Salary:
£28 to £30 per hour
Posted:
19/10/2017
Job Ref:
SRM64208

Occupational Therapist - Equipment and Adaptations - Hackney - £28-£30 per hour 

We are currently looking for an experienced occupational therapist to join the Adult Social Care team with one of our clients in Hackney. The successful occupational therapist will be joining a multidisciplinary team. 

The team aims to increase and restore patients independence by providing long term support to service users. This is a community based role for clients that include vulnerable adults with disabilities. This will require strong experience of community care, moving and handling, equipment and minor adaptations.  

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 

Role Responsibilities…

  • To carry out occupational therapy assessments of service users living in the community
  • Identify their needs for and provision of adaptations and equipment.
  • To contribute to the delivery of highly effective Occupational Therapy Services
  • Taking responsibility for working and managing a caseload within a framework of appropriate supervision, dependent upon the complexities of these cases and the Occupational Therapist's experience.
  • To assess the needs of adults with a disability and families/ carers to recommend the provision of equipment, adaptations, and housing solutions options
  • Utilising a range of enablement techniques
  • Using evidence based practice to consider the best outcomes
  • Assessing the environment thereby maximizing and maintaining independence.

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
  • 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: 0207 046 6219
Contact: Sophie Reeves - Morris

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