Ref. 59725

Occupational Therapist

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Salary: £26.06 - £26.06 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for 2 temporary Occupational Therapists to work in Newcastle. These positions are initially for a period of 12 months and are paying £26.06 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To provide an Occupational Therapy service to meet the identified needs of people with a physical disability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out a comprehensive assessment of service users including those with complex needs to promote and maintain maximum independence in accordance with the Directorate’s statutory duty.
  • To carry a full caseload in accordance with level of experience.
  • To liaise with, and offer professional advice to other professions as in Health, Social Services and voluntary sector, etc., in relation to the provision of occupational therapy services to service users.
  • To provide advice and instruction on appropriate equipment and ensure its safe use by all those involved, e.g., service user, family, carers.
  • To liaise with other directorates/agencies/contractors with regard to making recommendations for major structural adaptations.
  • To make recommendations on re-housing where adaptations are inappropriate.
  • To provide advice and support to the service user and their family or carers.
  • To keep accurate and up to date records on Carefirst in accordance with Directorate policy and procedures, compiling reports and statistical data as required.
  • To participate in initiatives around quality issues within the Directorate.
  • To promote and implement the Council’s Equality Policy in all aspects of employment and service delivery.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Recognised professional qualification in Occupational Therapy (Degree or Diploma).
  • Experience: 2+ years working as an OT in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS. 2 x references.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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