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Occupational Therapist - Early Support Discharge

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Community
Seniority:
Occupational Therapist
Region:
East of England
Location:
Essex
Salary:
£28 to £29 per hour
Salary Description:
£28 - £29 per hour
Posted:
22/07/2020
Job Ref:
SD-114571

Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - Early Support Discharge - Essex - £28 - £29 per hour

Start date: ASAP

Interviews: ASAP

Contract: 3-month contract with the view for extension

Our client in Essex are currently looking for an experienced senior occupational therapist to join their Early Support Discharge Team. The successful OT will provide occupational therapy intervention, activities of daily task intervention, functional cognitive skills training, visual assessment, upper limb rehab, equipment and adaptation assessment and provision.

It is also preferable that the successful occupational therapist has knowledge and experience around stroke intervention skills and had experience of using outcome measures

Benefits of this Senior Occupational Therapist role:

* Flexible working
* Working from home
* Rewarding role
* Excellent pay rate
* Welcoming and supportive team
* Manageable workload
* Access to a well-established network with adult occupational therapy services
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place
* Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge

The successful Occupational Therapist must have the following experience and skills:

* Seeing patients in the community
* Autonomous working
* Excellent knowledge, skills and experience with assessing for and making recommendations for major adaptations and complex equipment. Including preparing sketches, reading plans and providing detailed specifications for major works
* Experience with working in a multi professional team and undertaking complex OT, holistic person-centred assessments, support planning and reviews of people with a range of health conditions and their carers
* Understanding of the legal social care framework and housing legislation
* Experienced with managing, planning, prioritising and progressing complex cases
* Experience and knowledge of assessing for and recommending simple and complex equipment, reviewing their effectiveness and teaching safe use of equipment to comply with relevant legislation, policy and guidelines on safe working practice
* Excellent knowledge of specialist equipment, major adaptations and manual handling
* Ability to work autonomously, prioritise and plan own work load
* Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary setting

Essential requirements of this Senior Occupational Therapist role include:

* HCPC registered
* The legal right to work in the UK
* Car driver

Why Liquid Personnel?

* 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: 0845 293 7301
Contact: Sian Donald

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