occupational therapist in halton

posted
job type
temporary
salary
£ 19 per hour
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job details

posted
location
halton, cheshire
job category
health
job type
temporary
salary
£ 19 per hour
reference number
OT04030
phone
0121 212 2292
apply now

job description

Locum Occupational Therapist

Are you enthusiastic, committed and passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable adults?

Are you a fully qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with HCPC?

You will be working alongside a supportive team in a lively, dynamic environment. Though this role is challenging, it is rewarding due to the difference you will make to people's lives.

Responsibilities:

A qualified band 6 Occupational Therapist (or local authority equivalent) with experience in moving and handling assessments, major and minor adaptations, DFG processes, Blue Badge assessments and reviews.

Will be based in a local authority OT team and working within patients own homes. You will complete moving and handling assessments (including a focus on single handed care) and associated care plans, occupational therapy assessments focusing on major and minor adaptations including DFG process all with the aim of maximising independence and reducing dependence on services.

The OT service sits within a wider front door social work team and a wider social work service that is integrated with continuing health care nurses so effective communication is essential.

The ability to manage a complex case load and deal with difficult family dynamics.

You will need to be able to work both independently and as an effective team member alongside other professionals within health and social care services.

Requirements:

- Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent

- Member of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly, under direction and independently where necessary

Are you thinking about a change in your career? Whether you are an existing locum or you are new to the locum market and are exploring your options, we have opportunities that are exciting, well paid and flexible.

We currently have contracts 2 - 6+ months available working within the NHS, social services, schools and private organisations. We have posts for Bands 5, 6 and 7 locums.

Being a preferred supplier to numerous NHS trusts, we can give you access to a wide range of vacancies. Other benefits of our brilliant rewards package include:

- Flexible hours, weekdays and weekends

- Competitive rate of pay

- Free training

- Contributory pension

- Referral scheme

I have over 14 years experience recruiting Occupational Therapists. Most of the positions we offer can be negotiated in terms of the working hours per week and the start and finish times. We will listen to your requirements to try to make our positions fit in with any other commitments you may have.

If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the country that may not be advertised. We are also able to source a particular role to suit your requirements, so whether you work with children or adults in any particular speciality, please get in touch to see how we can support you!

We are a contracted NHS Framework supplier with access to hundreds of live Occupational Therapy jobs on a daily basis.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.