Occupation Therapy

  • Job Reference: 6988990
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £20.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Requirement

Occupational Therapist

We are working with a busy NHS Organisation based in London seeking a Locum Occupational Therapists focussed on facilitation of early supported discharges, maximising independence and reducing dependency on longer term services.

Core deliverables of this post include:

  • Working with the Community team, with the ability to make clinical decisions that will aid patient recovery and avoid unnecessary admission to hospital
    • Providing complex assessments and interventions that will have a high impact on clinical decisions
    • Using evidence-based principles/current best practices and specialist skills to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions and to ensure that all members of the team do so accordingly
    • Delivering skilled therapy care to clients in their own home, based on a thorough holistic assessment of their clinical and personal needs and the agreement of an individualised rehabilitation care plan
    • Independently screening and assessing multi-disciplinary referrals from a variety of sources
    • Managing a caseload of clients with a range of needs, utilising supervision and guidance as necessary from senior staff
    • Successfully monitoring, evaluating and reviewing therapy treatment/interventions within a multi-disciplinary framework and to modify as necessary taking a key workers role

Required skills/experience includes:

  • Previous experience of working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience with older people/ frailty assessments and rehabilitation
  • Degree / Diploma level Occupational therapist 
  • Registration with HCPC as an Occupational Therapist 
  • Previous experience of working within the NHS would be desirable

Location:                               London

Rate:                                      £25 - £30 per hour

Duration:                              3-6 Months  

If you are interested in this position, please send your updated CV to afernandes@venngroup.com or speak with Max Gray or Abigail Fernandes on 020 7557 7667.