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Occupational Therapist - Social Services/ Community

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Domiciliary and Community, Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Bradford
Salary:
£27 to £32 per hour
Posted:
06/12/2018
Job Ref:
BAU-83097

Occupational Therapist - Social Services/Community - Yorkshire - £27-£32ph

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to join a Social Services Team in Yorkshire. The main purpose of this role is to carry out assessments of service users in the community who have a disability, complex health and social care needs, under the provisions of relevant Social Care legislation and in accordance with Occupational Therapy training. This often involves people with complex and life limiting conditions, vulnerable adults / children and safeguarding issues.

Benefits of this Occupational Therapy role include:

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Free DBS & compliance check
  • Access to many exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies 
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge

As an Occupational Therapist, your duties will involve:

  • To determine service user’s eligibility for provision of services according to the relevant legislation. To undertake holistic assessments of service users’ needs; physical, psychological and social, taking into account complex factors requiring analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options.
  • To be responsible for requisitioning specialist community equipment, adaptations and housing options and tasks connected to this e.g. demonstration of equipment, liaison with adaptations providers particularly regarding Disabled Facilities Grants. To contribute and make recommendations on the assessment and provision of care packages by providing an occupational therapy perspective.
  • To liaise with relevant parties to assist the assessment and planning process. To use effective and appropriate communication skills through a variety of means e.g. face to face contact, telephone, written and e-mail. To be responsible for maintaining contemporaneous service user’s records according to departmental and professional standards.
  • To manage and prioritise own caseload, to plan and organize own day to day work and predominately to act as key worker. To maintain the electronic calendar in order to facilitate flexible working arrangements.

You MUST be:

  • 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"
  • 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: 0845 293 7301
Contact: Ben Ault

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