Occupational Therapist

Location Slough
Salary £25 per hour
Discipline AHP/HSS
Job Description

Day Webster is looking to recruit a Band 6 Occupational Therapist with a multi-professional disability team until August 2020 - We will consider candidates who can not commit to the whole 12 month duration as well.


This placement is based in Slough and is available to start as soon as possible, working full time hours.
Key Points:
  • Relevant courses in Sensory integration
  • AMPS accreditation
  • To be able to deal with situations which may lead to adjustments within teams’ workload?
  • Produce data for reports as required
  • Occupational Therapy Degree
  • Registration with Health Professions Council
  • Car driver and holder of current UK driving licence
  • Be able to use moving and handling equipment.
 

Additional information:


The successful OT will work as a member of the multi-professional Learning Disability Team and will operate on a caseload basis, the clinical framework for this being; referral, planning, intervention, review and discharge. You will be expected to plan and implement client centered individual and/or group interventions, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals.

 

The core aim of the post will be to provide OT interventions, based on identified health need, to adults who have a learning disability within any community setting. The post holder will also provide advice and support to families/carers and other provider agencies and their employees.

You will exercise full responsibility and autonomy for the OT recommendations regarding treatment options based on evidence based interventions, provide highly skilled OT assessments for complex cases, including functional assessments, equipment provision, manual handling, sensory assessments dementia assessments, and risk assessment.


In addition the post holder will act to safeguard and protect the rights of people with a learning disability, working within the Mental Capacity framework.

The post holder will liaise with GP’s, acute and primary care clinical leads/partners from other service delivery teams as required and attend interface meetings as needed.

Day Webster offers:
• £250 recommend a friend bonus scheme*subject to our terms and conditions
• Streamlined compliance process
• Variety of opportunities in both NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35)
• Daily payroll
• Different payment methods – PAYE/Umbrella 
• Assistance with travel and accommodation 
• Mandatory Training
• First class support and advice from our team of dedicated consultants