Occupational Therapist - Independence & Wellbeing

Location Ipswich
Job type Contract
Salary £28 - 32 per hour
Contact Alex Blackwell
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Reference 167058

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Social Services Occupational Therapist to work based in Ipswich, within the Independence & Wellbeing Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Services Occupational Therapist job is £28-£32 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 3-6-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Provide a duty response service to existing customers of Adult and Community Services. The team also work with new customers (often in crisis situations) to help them remain as independent as possible within the community.
  • To effectively manage an increasingly complex workload, with support, prioritising work, allocating cases, and managing own time to provide Occupational Therapy to adults in their own homes.
  • To complete asset-based, face to face assessments with adults, and their carers, to address functional needs, and where appropriate care issues, taking in to account available sources, reablement potential, as well as possible equipment and digital solutions.

Requirements of the Social Services 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.
  • Experience of adaptation work is essential.
  • Experience in using LAS would be beneficial.
  • 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

This Social Services Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; 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.