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Occupational Therapist - Adult Community - Home Working

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Community, Rehabilitation
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
West Midlands
Salary:
£25 per hour
Posted:
28/03/2019
Job Ref:
SRA-89053

Occupational Therapist - Adult Community - Home Working - West Midlands - £25 per hour

We are currently looking for 3 experienced Occupational Therapists (one-part time) to join an Adult Social Care team in the West Midlands. The successful Occupational Therapists will be joining a multidisciplinary team to give person-centred care by attending service users in their own homes. 

There is the opportunity for home working with this post.  

There is need for 2 full time occupational therapists and one-part time for 24 hours per week, flexible hours are offered. 

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. The role will involve carrying out assessments on customers in their own homes and assessing urgent cases as identified by the duty Occupational Therapist. Urgent cases will include manual handling and major and minor adaptations.  

Benefits of this Occupational Therapist role include:

  • 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 as an Occupational Therapist:   

  • Manage, plan, prioritise and progress cases, seeking support and suggesting resolutions for workload difficulties with due regard to service standards, targets and timescales.
  • Use expert knowledge and skills to develop and advise on rehabilitation plans, promoting choice and independence, as well as advising on the need for adaptations which will promote the independence of disabled people.
  • Support service users and their carers during assessment, support planning and review high level of knowledge of health and social care processes and responsibilities in line with the Care Act 2014.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable service users and carers in order to assess their circumstances and support them to make informed decisions and choices.
  • Demonstrate evidence-based decision making. 
  • Experience of assessing and manage risk, balancing rights and responsibilities of service users and carers.
  • Demonstrate use of professional judgement in understanding and applying the safeguarding standards that underpin all safeguarding activity.
  • Ability to assess in relation to the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Current practice and knowledge of health and social care legislation.
  • Evidence the ability to reflect and learn from own behaviour and feedback, identifying impact of actions on others and improving practice.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload
  • Personal and professional demeanour which generates credibility and confidence
  • To take responsibility for own decisions on routine work and recognise the need to contribute and support service and management decisions. 

As an Occupational Therapist, you MUST have:

  • HCPC registration
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of Allied Health positions across the UK
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each worker you refer who we successfully place
  • "Find your own job" bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
  • 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

For more information please email ahpapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6212
Contact: Sam Rathbone

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