Community Social Services Occupational Therapist

Community / Social Ot
Band 6
East of England, East Of England
Up to £40 per hour

Community Social Services Occupational Therapist

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JustOT are looking to recruit a Community Social Services Occupational Therapist for a locum position with our client in Cambridgeshire.

The pay for this position is £40 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to provide assessment and provision of Occupational Therapy interventions to adults and older people with challenging physical and functional difficulties in the community resulting in the need for specialist housing adaptation, simple and challenging equipment needs taking into account the needs of the client and their relatives and carers. Emphasis will be placed upon rehabilitation, health promotion, equipment and adaptations, etc where appropriate, while maintaining links with other members of the team and health care professionals. The post holder will work under the guidance of lead practitioners within the team to gain best practice and consolidation of knowledge.

*To perform a specialist community Occupational Therapy role with disabled people of all ages who have difficult health, social, psychological / psychosocial and housing needs and who have been referred.
*To assess the functional needs of disabled people (18 years and older), including those with multi-pathology and variable conditions, physical and mental health conditions, chronic and terminal illness and learning disabilities residing currently in the community.
*To provide a specialist response for difficult cases, formulating and implementing intervention plans aimed at reducing the impact of disability and ill health.
*To manage a defined caseload of challenging needs as an autonomous practitioner, evidencing high-level problem solving and reasoning skills, and independence of judgement

Successful candidates must hold a degree in occupational therapy and be HCPC registered.

When you work with JustOT, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible.

We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training and nationwide occupational therapy job opportunities.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

If you're interested in working as a locum with JustOT, apply now!

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