Community Rehab Occupational Therapist - Band 7

Location Hammersmith
Job type Contract
Salary £30 - 32 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 162178

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 7 Community Rehab Occupational Therapist to work in Hammersmith & Fulhamon a full-time basis.

The pay rate for this locum Community Rehab Occupational Therapist job is £30 - £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.

This role will be based at multiple sites.


  • Be professionally and legally accountable for all work undertaken
  • Work within the standards and guidelines of the team, the Trust, the RCOT Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and the HCPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics
  • Deliver care to patients with in their home that is technically excellent, expressly personal and ensures patients’ and carers’ dignity is enhanced
  • Undertake occupational therapy assessment of clients, (suitable to band and experience) with diverse needs through subjective questioning and objective assessment
  • Prioritise factors involved in the clients presenting condition through clinical reasoning based on knowledge of current professional opinion, client’s prognosis and other physical, social emotional and mental health issues
  • Set goals for treatment with clients and/or their carer and ensure that care is client centred and agreed by the client and/or their carer
  • Set and maintain a high standard of clinical practice which is evidence based, using standardised assessment and outcome measures where appropriate
  • Independently screen and assess multi-disciplinary referrals from a variety of sources
  • Screening requires individual responsible action when at times limited other professionals are currently involved
  • Screening will establish priority, determine needs and initiate a plan of intervention
  • Manage a caseload of clients with a range of needs, utilising supervision and guidance as necessary from senior staff
  • Successfully monitor, evaluate and review occupational therapy treatment/interventions within a multi-disciplinary framework and to modify as necessary taking a key worker role as indicated
  • Use knowledge of other multi-disciplinary roles and external agencies to ensure effective referral management and achieve best client care
  • Ensure client and service records are recorded and maintained on IT databases and that client documentation is according to trust and local policies
  • Prescribe, delegate and monitor the work of rehabilitation assistants and counter sign documentation
  • Be responsible for recording, monitoring and reporting on clinical work on the Trust’s electronic health record systems
  • Provide accurate and timely clinical information as required
  • Input into Trust/health system electronic record systems which include Electronic Patient Record Systems, Electronic Staff Record systems (e.g. Appraisal and supervision records) and other Assurance systems such as Incident recording
  • Use information technology in line with Trust and NHS information governance requirements, and maintain up to date knowledge of systems and governance requirements
  • Collate and report on information across service area using information systems to a high standard
  • Prepare and present teaching materials and presentations to a professional level including the use of video conferencing, audio visual packages and data visualisation
  • Contribute to audit/research/QI within the Trust using qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Use skills in undertaking research, audit and evaluation analyse and interpret complex data, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Provide training to staff by delivering formal courses or demonstrating by use of skills as directed
  • Participate in continual professional development as directed including attending training courses, conferences and workshops as directed
  • Give support to other apprentices and new staff of the department
  • Report to manager concerns about areas of training need
  • Participate in regular departmental case reviews and teaching sessions

Requirements of the Community Rehab Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Have the ability, knowledge and skills required for safely moving and handling people in community environments

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • 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 Rehab 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.