Occupational Therapist(Locum) - Housing & Manual Handling

Occupational Therapist(Locum) - Housing & Manual Handling

Location : Southend on Sea with travel to Saffron Walden

Salary : £27,000 per annum

The Role::

This rike involve undertaking occupational therapy assessments as part of the Disabled Facilities Grant process for the local authority.

In this role you will have the ability to improve people's lives by recommending adaptations to overcome environmental barriers.

You will be predominantly based in the office in Saffron Walden, with the requirement to travel to support clients in the Southend on Sea area.

There are options for hybrid working.


* You will be working with adults and children to provide solutions to their housing needs.

Clients may have physical, sensory and mental health issues and some may be wheelchair users.
* Identify risks in the home and to identify solutions to mitigate these risks.
* You will be competent at documenting your work and clinical reasoning, for example writing case notes, reports and making recommendations for equipment, minor and major adaptations.
* You will adhere to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Professional standards for occupational therapy practice, conduct and ethics and comply with the company policies and procedures
* You will be asked to assess the housing needs of adults and children with disabilities.

* You will be asked to clinically reason the client's needs and justify suitable solutions to improve their lives by recommending adaptations to overcome environmental barriers.

The ideal candidate will have:

* Bachelor of Science Honours degree or Masters in Occupational Therapy
* Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
* Registered with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
* Up to date first aid and manual handling and safeguarding training (preferable)
* You must hold a valid driving licence and have suitable transport with business insurance.

You will:

* Be able to respond to the clients and anticipate their needs
* Be able to apply logic to solve problems and get the job done
* Have the ability to look outside the box and develop new strategies
* Make decisions and take responsibility for them
* Be able to use language effectively to gather information and facilitate the exchange of ideas

What's On Offer:

* Salary : £27,000 per annum
* You will be reimbursed for your mileage
* On going contract
* Options for hybrid working

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  • Location: Saffron Walden, England
  • Salary: £27000 - £27000 Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 16-Feb-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com