Occupational Therapist

Our client, a reputable nursing service for the rehabilitation of adults in the City of Plymouth, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to extend their clinical experience within the field of brain injury and neurological disorders.

About the Role:

As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our residents. You will work closely with a well-trained team of professionals in a nursing service catering to the rehabilitation of 22 adults. Situated near local shops and amenities, our care home provides a supportive environment for both staff and residents.

Requirements:

  • Valid registration on HCPC (Required)
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as an Occupational Therapist (Required)
  • Previous experience working in the brain injury/neuro rehab area (Preferred)
  • RCOT membership

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Contribute to and function as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team under the guidance of the Senior  Occupational Therapist

Assess new clients.

Devise and implement rehabilitation programs for clients.

Work closely with Therapy Assistants, offering guidance and advice.

Provide Occupational Therapy cover during the absence of other Occupational Therapy staff.

Assist with student training and education of Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Staff

To formulate and deliver OT treatment and intervention based on assessment and sound clinical knowledge.

Carry out specialist neurological assessments including the Cognitive Assessment of Minnesota, Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test, Behavioural Inattention Test, Test of Every Attention

To educate Clients, family, and staff in the use of seating, postural management and manual handling equipment and techniques.

Liaise with the Senior 1 Occupational Therapist regularly to keep updated of Client  and  service developments and needs.

Communicate complex and sensitive information to Clients, family, rehabilitation staff and other staff including details regarding therapeutic diagnosis and prognosis using tact and empathy.

What’s in for You:

  • Pay rate between £15 – £20 per hour (depending on experience)
  • Monday to Friday, 8AM – 4PM
  • 37.5 hours weekly with paid breaks
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Private pension scheme
  • On-going training from day one and throughout your career
  • Free DBS

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and meet the specified requirements, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position. Join our team in providing exceptional care and rehabilitation services to our residents.

To apply for this role, please send your CV at recruitment@nursesdirectcare.com or contact us on 01752 418 400 EXT 2.

Job Category: Occupational Therapist
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Plymouth

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