Occupational Therapist - Southampton

Recruiter
Healthcare at Home
Location
Southampton
Salary
£26,000 - £28,846/Year
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to recent growth and our 2020 vision of caring for patients worldwide, we have a brand-new opportunity for a Occupational Therapist to join our fantastic team working alongside our Southampton Teamhealthcare at home … a little about us…. Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.After all, don’t we all feel better at home?What does a Occupational Therapist do at healthcare at home? Conduct accurate holistic assessments of patients’ needs in accordance with approved model of care.Assess, discuss and agree upon functional goals related to daily living that are important to the patient such as washing, dressing, domestic chores, bathing, driving, preparing and eating meals, or participating in work, school or leisure activities.Educate patients and give advice on the safe use of functional equipment, ensuring correct equipment is ordered, delivery and fitted correctly.Complete medical observations as per agreed clinical pathways within scope of practice, for patients in their home.What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?Fundamentally we are looking for clinicians who are dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, it’s at the heart of what you do.You will be a registered occupation therapist who will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for delivering care excellence in line with patient’s needs, key performance indicators and outcome measures. Deliver effective and high quality occupational therapy to patients in a home environment, or in the community, to help maximise their function and level of independent living.As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, therefore it is crucial that you have full UK driving licence.Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your careers.We offer a robust and flexible reward packaging including:Company car or car allowance of £4250 per annumNMC fees paid forContributory pension schemeProvide private healthcare cover after two years’ serviceDeath in serviceAnnual holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holidayChildcare vouchersMobile phone and tablet deviceWeekend and evening enhancementsOnline benefits portal Please take a look at one of patients inspirational videos - Rachel's Story & also see what Jacqui says about working for us. Work for us, and remember the reason why you became a clinician, it’s your opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ lives every single day.healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employerHealthcare at Home reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received