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Occupational Therapist - Community - Children with Disabilities

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Paediatric, Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
South East
Location:
Kent
Salary:
£30 per hour
Posted:
12/07/2019
Job Ref:
ABR-94927

Occupational Therapist - Community - Children with Disabilities - Kent - £30 per hour

We are currently looking for a children's Occupational Therapist to join the children's disability team with one of our clients in Kent. The post is predominantly to cover the assessment and treatment of disabled children within the community.

The successful Occupational Therapist will be assessing the provision of equipment and minor adaptations for children living across the borough of disabled children in their homes, in order to enhance their independence, safety and quality of life. It will be required that the post-holder will undertake assessments and arrange subsequent services when required. The role will also involve the supervision of, and allocation of work to assistants and support staff.

A car driver is required. 

 Benefits of this Occupational Therapist role include:

  • Excellent Pay Rates  
  • 35 hours per week
  • "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 

The successful Occupational Therapist will have experience of:

  • Paediatric experience
  • Experience of working with disabilities
  • Ability to assess equipment provision and manual handling
  • Recommending equipment and adaptations
  • Advising on specialist equipment to assist with daily activities
  • Supporting parents and care workers with implementation and use of equipment
  • Liaising with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, equipment suppliers and architects, as well as patients' families, carers and teachers
  • Writing reports and attending multidisciplinary case meetings to plan and review ongoing treatment
  • Managing a caseload, prioritising needs, and completing administrative tasks

The successful Occupational Therapist will be:

  • HCPC registered 
  • Eligible 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
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • 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: 020 7046 6202
Contact: Annie Brookes

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