JustOT is recruiting for a client with an excellent reputation in Cambridgeshire
Occupational Therapist Cambridgeshire
Neuro - Rehab
Part Time (3 days per week
Salary (Negotiable, dependant on experience)
Our client is looking for a fully-qualified Occupational Therapist to work with our Neuro based client in Cambridgeshire.
Occupational Therapist: Roles and Responsibilities
The Occupational Therapist is an autonomous practitioner providing a high standard of occupational therapy service within the company. The OT is responsible for working with the multi-disciplinary Team & the Home Managers / Lead Nurses to ensure that the rehabilitation and therapy needs of each Service User are met. This will involve ensuring that occupational therapy provision is of consistently high quality and in line with procedures. The Occupational Therapist is accountable to the Head of Nursing and works closely with the Therapy & Clinical Support Co-ordinator.
Occupational Therapist qualification
Needs to be HCPC registered
Experience with neurological caseload
Must be willing to undertake any further training as required.
1.To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work, including the management of patients in your care and the maintenance of documentation to national OT standards and Askham Care Homes Policies and Procedures requirements.
2.To provide assessments, goal setting, treatments and evaluations for patients with a wide range of complex physical, sensory and cognitive problems.
3.To provide clinical supervision and in service training to therapy assistants, nurses and carers to develop some specialist skills within a neurological setting.
4.To represent and promote the specialist roles of the MDT at the company including involvement in service planning and development.
5.To arrange and ensure follow through on the assessment of therapy needs for people with varying types/degrees of disabilities and the development, implementation and evaluation of goal-based programmes of therapy for all Service Users residing at the company together with all Day Care / Outpatient clients
6.To build working relationships with professionals and services external to the company as needed to meet the needs of the company's Users
7.To ensure that communication between the Residents, their families, and the Home is appropriate and effective
8.To be aware of the optimal level of occupational therapy input for each company User, and work with Managers, senior staff, and staff to get as close to this as possible, within funding constraints
To apply, or for further information, please call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325