Occupational Therapist

Job Role: Occupational Therapist
Location: Leicester + regular travel across Midlands to Stockport

Shift: Monday - Friday (40hr per week)
Salary: up to £40k + £3k car allowance)

The Company:

Our client, a leading healthcare provider in Leicester, is looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join their team.

Your role of an Occupational Therapist is to ensue that across the entire organisation, have received a comprehensive assessment on their needs, prior their care and throughout their journey to sustain independence within their own home, surrounded by their person-centred care team.

Job Role Responsibilities:

  • To work in collaboration with the referrals and assessments team by conducting assessment supervisions on adults with complex needs looking to transition their care plans
  • Undertake complex assessments, care planning, and facilitate the provision of specialist equipment and adaptations prior the person we will be supporting moves in.
  • Manage, monitor, and review care plans, collaborating with PWS, Services Care Teams, Social Services, local authorities, and other external stakeholders.
  • Overseeing regular assessments to PWS across the organisation to ensure that all necessary requirements are met and implemented in line with the bespoke needs of each individual, ensuring independence, safety, and suitability.
  • Participate in the development and management of team systems, including data recording and analysis.
  • Implement policies such as Safeguarding Adults and Health and Safety, while staying updated on relevant legislation and guidance.
  • Encourage participation, initiate research, and recommend best practices for service development.
  • To support the Director of Quality and Compliance with implementing robust strategies across the organisation to support efficient and robust occupational assessments strategies.
  • To be the point of contact for all Occupational matters across the entire organisation
  • To business partner with front line service management teams and be recognised across the business as the lead in supporting with PWS adjustments to their homes and care plans in line with their individual needs.

The Candidate:

  • Registered Occupational Therapist with HCPC.
  • Hold a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy recognised by the College of Occupational
  • Must have worked withing an Occupational Therapist role of a minimum of 2 years.
  • Therapists and registered with the Health Professions Council.
  • Experience in health or social care settings with a range of adults with complex needs.
  • Ability to work efficiently on own initiative in a non-clinical setting.
  • Ability to prepare professional reports and support plans.
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and guidance.
  • Experience working with multiple agencies and autonomously managing caseloads.
  • Flexibility in working times and locations.
  • Must be a driver and wiling to travel where requires conducting assessments

Apply:

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Parisha.patel-kanji@optima-uk.com or call myself on 0116 303 3560

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