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Occupational Therapist - Band 6/ 7 - NHS - Learning Disabilities

Job Type:
Learning Disabilities
Occupational Therapist
West Midlands
£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Job Ref:

Occupational Therapist - Band 6/7 - NHS - Learning Disabilities - Staffordshire - £35,000 - £42,000pa

We are currently recruiting for an Occupational Therapist to join a Learning Disabilities team in Staffordshire. 

Benefits of the role… 

  • Opportunity for a Band 6 to gain managerial and Band 7 experience
  • Negotiable annual rate based on experience and performance at interview
  • Excellent location
  • 9 month fixed term contract
  • Potential for permanent position in the team
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Voluntary Benefits

Role Responsibilities… 

  • Manage a team of 4 made up of 3 Occupational Therapy Assistants and 1 band 5 OT
  • Providing comprehensive initial and continuing OT assessments, according to the agreed model to meet CPA guidelines and OT service delivery agreement
  • Planning and facilitating needs-led, evidence-based individual and group treatment programmes, under the supervision of the Lead OT
  • Planning and regularly reviewing appropriate OT treatment programmes under the supervision of the Lead OT
  • Identifying and actioning relevant referrals both in-house, including support staff, and to external agencies, under the supervision of the Lead OT
  • Attending and actively contributing to CPA/Case review meetings, working collaboratively with MDT colleagues in the planning and delivery of patients treatment programme
  • Ensuring that professional standards and COT Code of Conduct guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • Ensuring that local policies, procedures and protocols are adhered to at all times
  • Participating in the planning, evaluation and audit of practices, clinical pathways and protocols in the services
  • Respecting the individually, values, cultural and religious diversity of patients and contributing to the provision of service sensitive to these needs
  • Ensuring that contemporaneous, written and electronic records and activity data are maintained in accordance with professional and services standards
  • Ensuring effective communication is maintained with all patients, carers and any staff involved in the patients care

As an Occupational Therapist you MUST be 

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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 6826
Contact: Jamie Ryding

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