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Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Doncaster
Salary: £32 - 34 per hour
Contact Name: Bal Sunner
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

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

The role will require you to:

  • Promote independence and reduce risks for Adults with disabilities living in Doncaster.
  • Work with the social model of disability and use evidence based practice to carry out person centre assessments to identify need and take appropriate action.
  • Use person centred methods that respect individual values, cultures and diversity to identify needs and devise individual interventions to meet need. 
  • Where statutory provision is not appropriate offer information and advice around self-directed support.
  • Provide expert clinical knowledge on manual handling issues and support other colleagues with the most complex manual handling cases.


Carry out needs led assessment of occupational performance with Clients who have a wide range of medical conditions and physical disabilities. 

  • Acknowledge and analyse physiological, psychological and environmental factors to develop individual goal orientated action plans.
  • Take into account the views of the person and their carer(s) to agree appropriate provision of equipment, minor and major adaptations or re-housing that is necessary to meet current and long-term needs whilst considering the legal framework, feasibility, practicality and resource implications of the proposed plan.  Have particular responsibility for people with the most complex needs.
  • Carry out holistic assessments and take action to reduce and manage risk to people in their homes advising them and their carer(s) on various aspects of safe independence or care.
  • Work autonomously to manage own complex clinical caseload.  Provide clinical advice to cases managed by other Occupational Therapists and Assessment Officers. 
  • Provide expert advice and intervention regarding complex manual handling situations. This may involve joint working with colleagues and providing advice/ training to care agency staff.
  • Participate in triaging referrals to identify eligible need and priority.
  • Promote the use of assisted technology, including Telecare to encourage independence
  • Undertake assessments and documentation associated with Blue Badge applications


  • Occupational Therapy qualification. DipCOT/Degree OT
  • HCPC registration
  • Previous experience in Social or Health Care setting, relating to services for disabled adults or children, including needs assessment, advocacy, counselling and other service provision
  • Experience of delivering OT assessment and intervention for Clients with complex needs.
  • Knowledge of Health and Social Services provision for disabled adults or children. Including awareness of legislation and current political issues affecting service provision.
  • Inter-personal and communication skills to include report writing and maintenance of clinical records.
  • Use of technology systems e.g. Care First; SWIFT or similar record keeping systems.
  • 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

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