Community Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapist

Location Southwark
Job type Contract
Salary £20 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 169848

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a locum vacancy for a Community Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapist to work based in Southwark, within the Assessment & Intake Team.

The pay rate for this locum Community Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapist job is £20 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract but will be extended pending the permanent recruitment process.


  • Completing Care Act Assessments for older persons and those with a disability whom presently do not have formal care and support in situ, completing unscheduled reviews of existing care packages,  putting in place care and support plans and working collaboratively within the service and with external partner agencies to make sure that the people of Southwark are receiving the support that meets their needs
  • Recognise and identify signs of cognitive impairment and adults safeguarding issues and to notify  the relevant line manager in this instances

Requirements of the Community Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Had both the 1st and 2nd dose of a certified COVID-19 vaccine prior to assuming this role

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


This Community Assistant Practitioner Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Sebastian Dunbar; 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.