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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Barnet
Salary: £20 per hour
REF: KSJG030524B
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Barnet

Are you a passionate, dedicated Occupational Therapy Assistant looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join a Family Services Team based in Barnet.

Pay rate is £20 per hour.

3 months initially.

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.15pm, 36 hours a week

The role:

  • Deliver top-quality occupational therapy and services to clients in line with the Council's legal responsibilities and authority, following divisional and area policies, procedures, guidelines, and the Code of Practice for Occupational Therapists.
  • Maintain continuous key-worker duties for a caseload of children and young adults who are "in need".
  • Conduct evaluations and advise the team manager on the appropriate level of intervention and service delivery.
  • Employ creativity in developing case plans for children who are "in need," and execute and evaluate these plans accordingly.
  • Regularly inform the team manager of proposed casework plans and developments and obtain authorisation in accordance with divisional delegated powers.
  • Maintain accurate case records, provide reports, and fulfil additional administrative duties as necessary.
  • Participate in discussions and negotiate resolutions with colleagues and professionals from diverse fields, including teachers, physicians, psychiatrists, healthcare therapists, Environmental Health Officers, Barnet Homes representatives, caregivers, and relatives.
  • Lead or take part in reviews and meetings involving users, colleagues, and representatives from other agencies, such as those in health, education, housing, and environmental services.


  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in working with children and families across various settings.
  • Capability to collaborate with other professionals and families.
  • Experience in statutory responsibilities, such as those outlined in the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act.
  • Strong skills in conducting assessments, planning, and making decisions effectively.
  • Efficient organisational skills.
  • Proficiency in establishing and maintaining suitable professional boundaries with both colleagues and service users.
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service.

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

If you are an Occupational Therapy Assistant 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,

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