Occupational Therapist- Learning Disabilities

Recruiter
Piers Meadows Recruitment
Location
Reading
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1694085077
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Band 6 Occupational Therapist- working with adults with learning disabilities

6 month locum position, part-time

Piers Meadows Recruitment
  • You will be responsible for managing a case-load of service users with complex needs, using evidence based/person-centred principles to assess, plan and implement interventions
  • The team promotes a truly client-centred ethos and multi-disciplinary style of working. Close collaboration with families, carers and external stakeholders is required in order to enhance the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities
  • Based across Wokingham and Reading
  • Start date is ASAP, end date is March 2021
  • Working Pattern is 22.5 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday
  • Shift Pattern is 9.30-3.30pm (Tues-Thurs) and 9.30-4pm (Fri)

Specific Skills:
  • The successful candidate will be a confident and competent practitioner providing assessment, treatment, planning and therapy provision for adults with learning disabilities with complex needs.
  • Knowledge and experience around equipment provision and manual handling. Excellent communication and organisational skills are required, along with a creative and innovative approach to practice.
  • Access to a car is essential

Experience of working with this delightful client group in the community is desirable but applicants with an open mind and relevant transferable skills will be considered.

Please get in touch with Rachel from Piers Meadows for more information for the full job description. Our agency are happy to cover the cost of a DBS and mandatory training if needed.