£28 - 30 per hour
Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to work based in various locations, within the Reablement Team. The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £28-£30 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 1-month contract. Main Duties: To work alongside people with wide range of disabilities including, physical, learning and mental health disabilities, providing a planned programme of therapeutic intervention to maximise functional ability, to enable the person to achieve optimum control of their lives, reduce dependency and increase independence. The post holder will be responsible for undertaking specialist functional assessments in order to establish if people meet criteria for the provision of services. To undertake:- environmental ergonomic assessment of the person’s environment; assessment of cognitive and functional ability to carry out daily living tasks; assessment of manual handling situations. To work alongside people, carers and staff providing a planned programme of interventions which maximises functional ability with the desired outcome of reducing dependency and promoting independence. To be responsible for providing a therapist specialist advisory and guidance role to staff, people, formal and informal carers. To participate in project work and to be responsible for a range of liaison functions. To make individual home visits to assess people’s needs in accordance with current legislation and anti discriminatory practice, promoting self directed support and ensuring demonstrable outcomes. To undertake specialist manual handling risk assessments, advising staff, clients and carers on techniques, equipment and methods of reducing risk. To discuss with people the outcome focussed care plan from their assessment, identifying the choices and options to meet their needs and to maximise their independence, ensuring at all times that value for money is achieved. To plan an agreed programme of therapeutic intervention with agreed goals and to ensure that the plan is carried through. To work in conjunction with people, their carers, other professionals and agencies, to coordinate and implement agreed service provision. To provide equipment to assist with daily living and to be proficient in the instruction and demonstration of equipment to aid daily living to service user and carers to enable them to achieve maximum functional independence. To organise any necessary property adaptations with the appropriate involvement of other agencies and to recommend, design and monitor the process for the provision of adaptations. Maintain detailed and accurate case records and provide written reports related to people’s services and/or carers needs when appropriate. Requirements of the Occupational Therapist: Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy. HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist. Minimum two years post-qualifying experience working as an Occupational Therapist. Full driving licence and access to personal vehicle. Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel: Daily payroll Free DBS and compliance service Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies Your own dedicated consultant with extensive occupational therapy knowledge Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us Clinical governance support In house payroll system Revalidation Industry-leading shift booking system Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands Contact: This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Ruben Mota; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements. As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award. Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process. Reasonable Adjustments: If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.