Occupational Therapist

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous

Warrington, Warrington United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£28.7k - £28.7k Annual
Full-Time
Integra People is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

My client is looking to recruit a highly motivated and forward thinking Occupational Therapist to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team in Warrington.

As an OT your responsibilities will be:

* Assessment, review and monitoring the progress of new and current service users
* Ensure that all aspects of practice comply with Best Practice and policy for Safeguarding
* Support service users to develop their skills and increase their independence; subsequently improving quality of life
* Be involved in the risk assessment of service users when attending activities in the community to ensure it is suitable for the individual and all potential risks are managed
* Attend regular staff meetings to promote a multidisciplinary team approach
* Work closely with the MDT, including attending professionals meetings to ensure appropriate support is provided to service users when discharged
* Ensure full and accurate documentation is completed
* Work closely with psychology staff to ensure service users occupational and psychological needs are supported appropriately
* Involve patients and carers in the planning of care programmes and encourage self-management where appropriate
* Communicate effectively with all members of the team using various methods of communication, this will include oral, written, electronic or other verbal or non-verbal methods

You will be joining a growing department which is developing and delivering innovative approaches to improving the communication skills of our service users.

The successful candidate must have:

* Registered member of the HCPC
* Excellent communicator - both written and verbally
* Excellent team member with the ability to assume leadership responsibilities
* Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy skills

Salary for this role is £28,684 (Band 5/6) depending on experience.

Benefits

* Pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Buy additional annual leave scheme

Please call Leanne Irving on (phone number removed) for more information about this exciting new role

Reference: 614443052

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