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  • Speciality: Equipment Adaptations
  • Grade: Band 5/6
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Location: Oxford, South Central
  • Start Date: 1st Aug '18
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Reference No: J72295

JustOT is working on an exciting opportunity to work with an expanding charity organisation who support inclusion for all people regardless of disability.

Occupational Therapist Oxford
Equipment Adaptations
Band 5/6
Full Time
Salary - (£25,000 - £35,000 negotiable based on experience)
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Our client is looking for an Occupational Therapist who is looking to develop a career within equipment adaptations for all ages. Our client is a leading charity, developing adaptions for computer / games equipment for people for physically and mentally disabled patients. They are looking for an Occupational Therapist, ideally with experience playing computer games.

Duties and responsibilities in the role include:

*Working in accordance with the Royal College of Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, including maintaining accurate and up-to-date clinical notes and records of continuing professional development.
*Working as part of the service delivery team involving home visits, hospital visits, assessments, support, training and visitors to the Centre.
*Assisting in other projects and events, as required.
*Sourcing and co-ordinating information/research on subjects relevant to the work of Special Effect
*Researching and sourcing new and emerging access technology and software.
*Delivering presentations to a wide range of audiences, including conferences and potential funders, as required.
*Attendance at exhibitions, as required.
*Supporting all members of staff to assist in the smooth running and continuing growth of the charity.
*Provision of guidance and expertise to staff.
*Organising and maintaining paper documents and computer-based information.
*Use of computer software and systems, both for administrative and client-based work.
*Liaising with members of staff as well as with outside agencies.
*Additional duties and tasks that may arise as the charity develops, as requested by the CEO.

The ideal candidate will have:

*BSc (Hons) Degree in Occupational Therapy and registered to BAOT
*Knowledge and understanding of the difficulties faced by people who have complex physical, sensory and learning difficulties.
*Personal experience of using video games technology.
*Good observation and problem-solving skills.
*Working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer software packages.
*Commitment and a conscientious approach to work.
*Ability to be highly flexible with working procedures and working hours, including the possibility of working away, both in the UK and abroad.
*Clean driving licence and the willingness to drive independently or share driving on visits with colleagues.

Employee Benefits:

*Competitive salary
*Regular CPD opportunities
*Access to a company vehicle

To apply, or for further information, please call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325

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