Occupational Therapist Band 6 Staines-Upon-Thames
Adult Social Care
Permanent - 36 hours/week
33,332 per annum
Our client is looking for a qualified Occupational therapist to join their friendly, dynamic team. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients who have differing needs. Clients may experience a learning disability, physical or sensory impairment, need support with their mental health needs or be an older person.
This diverse role will facilitate your development and equip you with a range of skills to enable you to undertake frontline holistic occupational therapy practice within a social care setting. You will have the opportunity to put into practice the legislation underpinning OT practice and build your professional experience of, major adaptations, Reablement and moving and handling risk assessments and intervention, with the aim of supporting and empowering our clients to live meaningful lives within the community.
You would be part of a multi skilled team which includes; social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, assistant social care practitioners and Reablement personnel. You will work closely with your team members, as well as with other organisations and agencies to provide an integrated service in order to support vulnerable adults and their carers in a community based setting. This community based role requires you to visit clients in their homes, as well as other settings such as residential care and nursing homes
In return for your skills and commitment, our client will offer you a competitive starting salary equivalent to that of a band 6 OT in a health care setting. We invest in our staff by offering a large variety of training courses. Through training and experience, you will be equipped with transferable skills to facilitate your continuing professional development and provide potential for on-going career development.
The ideal candidate will have:
*Experience of working within a social care or community focussed multi-disciplinary setting that provides care, support and advice to meet peoples social care needs.
*Ability to complete person centred and proportionate OT assessments including moving and handling risk assessments.
*An in-depth knowledge of medical conditions and the likely impact on the individual and be able to demonstrable knowledge of the impact of long term disability on the individual, carer and family.
*Continuing professional development. Applicants must have, and maintain current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and adhere to the HCPC standards for conduct, performance and ethics.
To apply for the role, or for further information, please call Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325