Senior Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Hays Health
Location
South East London
Salary
£25.00 - £35.00/hour
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Occupational Therapy Senior Practitioner / Southwark

The role is for a senior OT in our First Response Team. We are a Social Care OT team specialising in equipment and adaptations, but now based in a new integrated team with Social Work colleagues from Older People and Physical Disabilities

We would be looking for the successful candidate :
1. to undertake the following tasks:

- Be responsible for all incoming Social Care Occupational Therapy referrals
- allocate work to qualified and unqualified staff (including telephone screenings, duty tasks, home visits and follow up work)
- Prioritise incoming work (based on risk) - Authorise work such as assessments/ major/ minor adaptations/ equipment orders
- Line-manage qualified and unqualified staff (sickness/absence and performance management)

2. to have the following skills:

- have excellent conflict resolution/ communication skills;
- Participate in further service development
- emphasis on being dynamic and participate in reviews of service
- Be flexible, adaptable, with a positive working attitude and able to work in a fast paced environment
- Be open to give and receive constructive feedback
- Be an excellent problem solver and 'think outside the box'

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