Occupational Therapist

Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWRT10093_1599740790
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-10
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-09
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are looking to recruit a passionate Occupational Therapist to join a well-structured and dynamic team in Bradford, West Yorkshire. You will carry out assessments of service users in the community who have a disability, complex health and social care needs, under the provisions of relevant Social Care legislation and in accordance with Occupational Therapy training. This often involves people with complex and life limiting conditions, vulnerable adults / children and safeguarding issues.

You will make recommendations to improve service users independence and/or reduce the strain on their carers in an efficient, effective and practicable way, primarily by the recommendation of equipment and/or adaptations solutions, and to make arrangements for the provision of these.

You will implement treatment programmes for service users in the Local Authority's residential and respite units in order for them to maintain or improve their levels of function, and ensure appropriate discharge arrangements are in place. You will follow these service users through discharge to community living.

You will join a service for adults and children with learning disability and autism

  • You will work closely with the Occupational therapist team on-site and form part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Facilitate a flexible programme of OT groups and individual interventions
  • Good personal organisational skills
  • The role is working between Monday to Friday and you may occasionally be expected to work long days to accommodate evening groups within the service.
  • Managing a designated caseload using theoretical and practical experience
  • Completing assessments
  • Planning sessions
  • Implementing intervention
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • contribute to team meetings, attend ward rounds, and CPA meetings where you will feedback on service users' progress
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery

To be successful:

  • Current HPC registration and full BOAT membership with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge and use of a range of OT assessments and outcome measures, for example, MOHO will be required.
  • Some experience of working in a mental health setting is preferred but not essential.

The hours are 37 per week, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. My client is looking to appoint someone immediately. Paying up to £31/h.

Working with Tradewind Recruitment Social Care:

Established in 2011, Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Tradewind Social Care is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

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