Occupational Therapist - Newbury, Berkshire

Newbury, Berkshire
Posted 22 days ago
£20 - £26 per hour
Closing Date: 31 December 2019
Part Time Contract

My client is looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist able to start immediately.  Alongside others, you would be providing effective and conducive advice to adults to increase their independence

 

Benefits

  • Ongoing Contract
  • Weekly pay, £20 - £26 per hour
  • 5 hour week, maybe full time available for the right candidate
  • Holiday pay
  • Mileage paid (if required to travel)
  • Work alongside a great team
  • Contract role which may lead to longer term opportunities
  • Ongoing training and support

 

Responsibilities

  • Assessing and advising adults that have difficulties being self-reliant by maximising their independence
  • Maintaining professional standards and adhering to the College of Occupational Therapy code of Ethics
  • Ensuring employees are being appropriately communicated with and are being supervised in line with company guidelines
  • Liaising with external professionals and health care staff to establish good relationships with specialists and the centre
  • Be responsive to the allocation of referrals and requests for service via the Therapy Management system
  • Managing the prioritisation of services and agreed outcomes with service users and other professionals
  • Undertaking home visits in order to liaise with service users and to evaluate the holistic provision of services
  • Responsibility over comprehensive risk assessment for the demonstration of equipment to ensure safe service user and care usage
  • Adhering to the Health and Safety at Work Act regulations at all times

 

Requirements

  • Occupational Therapist Qualification
  • HCPC registered
  • Full UK Driving license with access to a car for work purposes
  • Substantial IT skills
  • Practical experience within an Occupational Therapist role
  • Sensitive, empathetic and trusting approach
  • Greta communication skills

 

To apply for the role, please submit your CV.

 

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