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Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Industry:
Salary: £38 per hour
REF: BSOTHERAPREAD
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
Contact Email: Bals@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

4Recruitment Services are seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT) to provide services in Reading, Berkshire.

The client requires experienced Locum Occupational Therapist to support our Living well Teams, working with older people, people with complex needs. You will be working with a  team of OTs , Social Workers  and Social Care Coordinators dedicated to enhancing the well-being of the clients community and residents.

This position is designed for an Experienced Occupational Therapist who has as an interest in working with individuals with learning disabilities and neurodiversity across various age groups, including both young adults (17–25 years old) transitioning into adulthood.

Your role will include:

  • Holding a varied caseload
  • Promoting independence and enabling people to remain in their own homes
  • Using a strengths-based approach and your unique OT skill set to support individuals to find solutions, promote wellbeing and healthy occupations through a variety of interventions including equipment, adaptations, manual handling, goal planning
  • Working closely with care providers, Housing Services and Health colleagues
  • Being located within commutable distance of Reading due to the requirement of being in the office to attend meetings or visits to peoples homes.
  • The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Occupational Therapy qualification.
  • Current registration with the professional governing body HCPC.
  • Qualification as a Best Interests Assessor or equivalent attained or willingness to study for this qualification following 2 years of post-qualifying experience.
  • Experience of completing occupational therapy assessments and interventions.
  • Experience of managing own caseload.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a diverse community to promote equality of opportunity and access to care and support. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake Occupational Therapy assessments of complex needs and develop, monitor, and review interventions in collaboration with people, their carer, and other agencies.
  • Enhanced DBS check

A full JD is available upon request

What we offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies , please contact our Team on 0800 988 6307 or email  gpadmin@4recruitmentservices.com.

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