Occupational Therapist - Social Services, Adults

Location Chesterfield
Job type Contract
Salary £23.79 - 30.00 per hour
Contact Alex Blackwell
Call Alex
Reference 166516

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

The pay rate for this locum Social Services Occupational Therapist job is £23.79 - £30 per hour (assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.

Main Duties:

  • Provide appropriate services for disabled child and adults. This will include visiting or advising on the need for occupational therapy services and assessing an individual’s needs in relation to their full participation in the community.

  • Make recommendations on of furthering the client’s independence, including any necessary domestic adaptations and the issue of personal aids.

  • Maintain good relationships with other staff and agencies in order to ensure the provision of a high standard and co-ordinated service delivery to disabled service users and their carers.

  • Provide a support service for service users across the Department in consultation with Service Managers and heads of establishments.

  • Provide professional support and advice to colleague Occupational Therapists and other staff both within area offices and other outlets of the Department.

  • Keep up to date with the current developments in Occupational Therapy and other relevant issues and to ensure that area colleagues are informed.

  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of service and endeavouring to ensure that they are known, and appropriate to all sections of the community.

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.

  • 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 Social Services Occupational Therapist 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.