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Occupational Therapist - Adult - Community

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Domiciliary and Community, Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
London
Location:
South London
Salary:
£34 to £38 per hour
Posted:
16/11/2018
Job Ref:
ABR-81898

Occupational Therapist - Adult - Community - South London - £34- £38ph dependent on experience

We are currently looking for an Occupational therapist to join the Community team within Brent. The role encompasses the assessment of service users with a disability to undertake and review assessments in consultation with other health professionals. 

Our client is keen to hear from applications with at least two years' post qualified experience and have experience of working in the local authority.  

The role is an initial 3 month contract with the likelihood of it being on going.  

Benefits of the role…

  • Excellent Pay Rates  
  • Great working Hours
  • 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 directly manage in accordance with department procedures a caseload of service users as allocated by the OT Team Manager.
  • To visit people with substantial disabilities in their own homes and carry out needs led assessments and reviews of their functional needs and environmental difficulties, taking into account the needs of carers and other family members.
  • To arrange for the provision of equipment and minor adaptations that will meet the service users needs and give instructions on use of the equipment to both user and carers.
  • To prepare and revise care plans in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • 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 make written recommendations to Housing Associations for adaptations.
  • 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.

The successful occupational therapist will have experience of… 

  • Basic awareness of safeguarding
  • Writing reports and reviewing ongoing treatment
  • Managing a caseload and prioritising needs
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation appropriate to disability services
  • Able to work independently

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: 020 7046 6202
Contact: Annie Brooks

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