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Grade 8 Occupational Therapist

Location:Lancashire, North West, EnglandSalary: £40 per hourJob Reference: DM58
Day Webster are currently recruiting a Grade 8 Occupational Therapist

What you need – Role requirements

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Occupational Therapist to join STSS (short term support services) , STSS provides a single point of access to community intermediate care services, working with referring professionals to progress their initial assessment and provide the relevant services to the individual. Through collaborative working and holistic screening the team deploy and commission appropriate intermediate care services to ensure service users’ needs are met. The role will also involve holistic face to face assessments, reviews and support planning to support the transition onto appropriate services, please note that all assessments will be undertaken outside of the hospital setting. You will be using a strengths-based approach to ensure that people receive the right support at the right time that enables them to achieve their optimum level of independence and live their life in a way that they choose. You will be bringing the ethos and principles of a reabling approach to the team and supporting the team to work in an outcome focussed way. The ideal candidate will be someone who inspires colleagues through best practice and high quality, strength-based assessments and be able to manage risk to promote a 'home first' way of thinking with creative ideas to support people to remain in their own home environment. The ideal candidate will be articulate and have skills in building effective professional relationships with other internal and external professionals from social care, health and voluntary sectors. You will join a dedicated and motivated team of Health and Social Care professionals to support and facilitate discharges from hospital as well as collaborative working with our local Community Health & Social Care partners to prevent hospital admission. You will develop relationships and work collaboratively with external system partners and advocate the value and benefits to the service user of an integrated approach. You will have experience and skills in managing risk and promoting positive risk taking and be able to manage a varied caseload, including some complex cases. You will have a broad knowledge of equipment, moving and handling and compensatory techniques, including single handed care approaches to promote independence. You will need to be responsive, flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing environment as well as having a commitment to improve the lives of our service users through creative, evidence based practice.

Previous Occupational Therapist experience

HCPC Registration

Day Webster Group currently have positions throughout the United Kingdon, Channel Islands, and Republic of Ireland for AHP/HSS Professionals of all Bands between 3 – 8c; If this isn’t the right role for you and you would be eager to speak to a Specialist Industry expert to discuss your personal requirements and further roles available, contact the team on or 0203 225 6222

Why work for Day Webster Group?

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Professional growth opportunities and continuous development support.

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About Day Webster Group


As one of the UK’s largest healthcare recruitment agencies, Day Webster Group are not only about filling positions; we're about building careers and fostering a community of professionals dedicated to excellence in healthcare.


Since 2009, Day Webster Group has stood out for our innovative approach, earning numerous awards, including placements on The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list and regional Best Companies to Work For. Recognised for our commitment to excellence and our deep appreciation for the vital roles our staff play, we support our team members at every step, offering opportunities for those looking for new challenges or aiming to make a significant impact in various healthcare settings.