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  • Speciality: Neuro services
  • Grade: Band 6
  • Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
  • Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands
  • Start Date: 23rd Nov '20
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J91977

Our lovely client in Warwickshire is looking for OTs to join their team .

Band 6 Neuro Occupational Therapist
Salary - £31k-£33k approx, DOE
F/T , may consider P/T

Our client is looking for Occupational Therapists to join their team
Our client is a registered charity that cares for over 400 people every year, all of whom have complex neurological conditions such as brain injury, MS, MND, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. They currently have over 90 permanent residents living with them across two sites, plus a regular turnover of respite guests who stay with them on a temporary basis, so the landscape is ever changing - and never dull.
The role of the Occupational Therapist will be to provide high quality rehabilitation care to our client's residents. This role will involve working predominantly at one location , but will require cross site working. This will involve a range of neurological and MSK assessment and intervention skills, across different phases of treatment (slow stream rehabilitation to long term maintenance).You will be required to carry out individual and group therapy sessions within these phases of treatment.
Requirements -
*Health Professions Council Registration;
*At least 1 years' clinical experience working as an Occupational Therapist;
*Be able to build effective working relationships with team members and outside colleagues, Residents and relatives;
*To have a positive attitude and enthusiasm towards residents and the wider work of the centre;
*Well organised, with effective time management skills; and
*Driver's license and access to own transport
Effective Knowledge of occupational performance assessment in neurological conditions. This includes:
*Assessments of client factors and performance skills such as ROM, tone, muscle power, sensation, co-ordination, attention, memory, judgement etc;
*Assessments of occupational performance areas such as personal management (dressing, bathing, toileting), Productive use of time (task concept, routine).
Effective knowledge of OT treatment planning and execution, in neurological conditions, within a multidisciplinary team. This includes:
*Understanding of upper limb splinting in neurological care which can be developed into skill with supervision and guidance;
*Awareness of the use of graded programmes to achieve maximal independence in Occupational performance (ADL's and IADL's);
*Development of wellbeing programmes to optimise occupational meaning and purpose.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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