Senior Occupational Therapist

Social Care Locums
Little London
Up to £10,000
24 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
The successful candidate will be required to carry out the following duties:

To perform advanced specialised Occupational Therapy (OT) assessments and interventions as a key member of the multidisciplinary rehabilitation and admission avoidance pathways. This includes maximising clients’ physical, cognitive, psychological and social abilities within a physical, social and cultural environment.

To be responsible for providing high quality evidence based rehabilitation to clients with a wide range of complex disabilities and needs, who may have multiple pathologies and co-morbidities.

The post holder will be responsible for holding a caseload of community clients within the Intermediate Care service using advanced clinical reasoning and goal setting to support the assessment and interventions provided using a client centred approach.

To be responsible for the management, co-ordination and provision of specific areas of service delivery within Intermediate Care Southwark.

To be a source of clinical expertise and advice on Occupational Therapy client care for Occupational Therapy colleagues, other health professionals within the multi-disciplinary team and professionals working in external organisations.

Provide supervision and facilitate professional development of Specialist Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Rehabilitation Support Workers and Occupational Therapy students as required.

To work as an independent, autonomous and frequently lone practitioner in the delivery of client care in the community setting. To work as part of a flexible multidisciplinary team, across traditional professional boundaries to meet the needs of clients using a holistic and client centred approach.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience please do apply for this role or please contact Simone at Social Care Locums for more information or details of other roles.