Occupational Therapist - Adult - Community

Liquid Healthcare
Luton, UK
17 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Occupational Therapist - Adult - Community -Luton - £30 - £32 per hour

The successful Occupational Therapist will provide a specialist assessment service for Luton residents of any age with substantial physical disabilities in accordance with relevant legislation and department eligibility criteria. In conjunction with the service user formulate a plan to enhance their independence either by rehabilitation, equipment or home adaptations.

The needs of the carer will also be carefully considered.

Benefits of this Occupational Therapist - Adult role include:
  • Excellent Pay Rates
  • Great working Hours
  • Joining a collaborative and friendly multidisciplinary team
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place
  • Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge

Role responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist - Adult:
  • To directly manage in accordance with department procedures a caseload of service users as allocated by the OT Team Manager.
  • To visit people with substantial disabilities in their own homes and carry out needs led assessments and reviews of their functional needs and environmental difficulties, taking into account the needs of carers and other family members.
  • To arrange for the provision of equipment and minor adaptations that will meet the service users' needs and give instructions on use of the equipment to both user and carers.
  • To prepare and revise care plans in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • To make referrals as appropriate for carers assessments and to other specialist agencies both in-house and externally.
  • To assess for and make written recommendations to the housing department to support service users' applications for Disabled Facilities Grants, housing adaptations and re-housing needs.
  • To make written recommendations to Housing Associations for adaptations.
  • To work with surveyors from housing departments, housing associations and external Architects to design major adaptations and monitor the adaptation installation to ensure that the works meet service user's needs.
  • To keep accurate records and case notes of all work carried out, using the department's policy, procedure and standards on case work recording.
  • To ensure confidentiality of service users' information.
  • To ensure that all Health& Safety requirements are met throughout the implementation of any work plan.

The successful Occupational Therapist - Adult will have experience of:
  • Basic awareness of safeguarding
  • Writing reports and reviewing ongoing treatment
  • Managing a caseload and prioritising needs
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation appropriate to disability services
  • Able to work independently

As an Occupational Therapist - Adult, you must have:
  • HCPC registration
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of Allied Health positions across the UK
  • Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
  • Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
  • "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each worker you refer who we successfully place
  • "Find your own job" bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
  • Twice weekly payroll

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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