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Occupational Therapist- Adult & Communities - South East London

Job Title: Occupational Therapist- Adult & Communities - South East London
Contract Type: Temporary
Salary: £26.28 PAYE / £33 Ltd
REF: KSTL19062020S
Contact Name: Ben Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Occupational Therapist- Adult & Communities - South East London

Are you a passionate, dedicated, Experienced Senior Occupational Therapist looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting OT’s to work with for a Local Authority in and around South East London London.

Overview of the role: (Full Job Spec Available)

This role is in the OT Access Team, we are an urgent response team with an emphasis on manual handling. Supervision and advice is provided by Lead Practitioner and Team Manager.

What you will be doing:

  • To provide a quality Occupational Therapy service to adults arising out of the Council’s duties and powers under legislation and in accordance with divisional and area policy, procedures, guidelines and the professional practice standards for Occupational Therapists.
  • To provide appropriate, professional occupational therapy assessments of older people, adults with physical and sensory needs or learning disability and carers with a focus on meeting the social care outcomes as articulated in the Department of Health’s Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework.
  • To safeguard adults and carers at risk of harm and promote Making Safeguarding Personal principles and their wellbeing.
  • To undertake and review individualised and outcomes-led care and support. To ensure that the wellbeing principles are at the heart of assessment and care and support planning.
  • To conduct or support individual assessments or facilitate and promote self-assessments using the appropriate tools and techniques in order to establish clear, relevant, proportionate, cost effective and appropriate options for the individual.
  • Based on individual structured assessments and in line with an enablement and strengths based approach, plan and set up appropriate personalised and outcome-led care and support plans that maximise long-term independence and choice and minimise ongoing support and whole life cost of care for that person.
  • Conduct risk assessments with adults and carers, in line with eligibility criteria and Mental Capacity legislation. Risk assessments will include specialist assessments of manual handling where appropriate.

Essential Requirements:

  • Recognised qualification as an Occupational Therapist
  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Must have at least 1 years previous Experience

What we offer:

  • We will offer you Excellent & Competitive Rates of Pay, Organised Local Interviews and Free Uniform.
  • Flexible hours
  • Access to the 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
  • You will have a Passionate Dedicated Consultant helping you find the shifts you are looking for with a Contactable 24-hour Support for any out of Hour queries.
  • When registering you will be going through our efficient Compliance Service.
  • Free Occupational Health Fitness to Work Certificate

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

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Nurse friends or colleagues.

If you are an Occupational Therapist (OT) and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445(option1) and speak to The Care Team Or email on,