Our client in Plymouth is looking for an OT to work in Brain Injuries
Band 5/6 OT
Salary £27,300-£35,100 DOE
Our lovely client in Plymouth is looking for an OT to join their team .
Our client is a residential service for the rehabilitation of 22 adults with acquired brain injury and neurological disorders. The centre is situated beside parkland , on a level site close to the local shops and amenities within the nautical City of Plymouth, Devon.
You will be required -
To contribute to and function as part of the Multi Disciplinary Team with the guidance of the Senior 1 Occupational Therapist
To assess new clients under the supervision of the Senior Therapy Staff
To devise and carry out rehabilitation programmes for clients under the supervision of Senior Therapy Staff.
To work closely with Therapy Assistants offering guidance and advice
To provide Occupational Therapy cover for clients when other Occupational Therapy staff are on Annual Leave or Sickness etc.
Assist with student training and education of Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Staff and others with the guidance of the Senior 1 Occupational Therapist
To carry out specialist neurological assessments including the Cognitive Assessment of Minnesota, Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test, Behavioural Inattention Test, Test of Every Attention and other relevant neurological assessments with the guidance of the Senior 1 Occupational Therapist
To educate Clients, family and staff in the use of seating, postural management and manual handling equipment and techniques
To educate Clients, family and staff in the causes and effects of Brain Injury
To attend and contribute to Multi Disciplinary Team Meetings, including detailed review reports of Client progress; taking a key role in discharge planning and acting as a resource for future rehabilitation referrals with the guidance of Senior 1 Occupational Therapist
To manage Clinical Risk within own Client caseload at all times and complete Risk assessments where complex cases indicate a need
To work within COT and Centre Policies and Procedures in order to maintain knowledge of local and national standards.
If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327