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Occupational Therapist - Adults Community

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Domiciliary and Community, Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
London
Location:
London
Salary:
£28 to £32 per hour
Posted:
23/01/2018
Job Ref:
SRMadultcom

Occupational Therapist - Adults Community - London - £28-£32ph

We are currently looking for an Occupational therapist to join the Community team with one of our social services clients. The ideal Occupational Therapist will have social services experience, however strong NHS community/discharge planning experience would be considered.

Our client may consider candidates with access to public transport, however a drivers license or access to a vehicle would be desired.

The role encompasses the assessment of residents of any age with physical disabilities in accordance with relevant legislation and department eligibility criteria. In conjunction with the service user the successful Occupational Therapist will formulate a plan to enhance their independence either by rehabilitation, equipment or home adaptations. 

Benefits of the role…

  • Excellent Pay Rates  
  • Continuing professional development
  • Community based role
  • A chance to build experience in major adaptations, reablement and moving and handling risk assessments
  • Joining a collaborative and friendly 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 visit people with disabilities in their own homes and carry out needs led assessments, reviews of their functional needs and environmental difficulties whilst taking into account the needs of carers and other family members.
  • To arrange for the provision of equipment and minor adaptations
  • To prepare and revise care plans
  • To make referrals as appropriate for carers assessments and to other specialist agencies both in-house and externally.
  • To assess for and make written recommendations to the housing department to support service users’ applications for Disabled Facilities Grants, housing adaptations and re-housing needs. 
  • To work with surveyors from housing departments, housing associations and external Architects to design major adaptations and monitor the adaptation installation to ensure that the works meet service users needs.
  • To keep accurate records and case notes of all work carried out
  • Ensure confidentiality of service users’ information.
  • To ensure that all Health& Safety requirements are met throughout the implementation of any work plan.
  • To advise OT Team Manager  about any trends or emergency issues that may impact upon the delivery of service.

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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