Occupational Therapist

  • Job Reference: 00084698-1
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £1.00 to £32,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Essential:

Experience working with Young adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental health problems
Fully Qualified Occupational Therapist
Great Interpersonal skills
Great organisational skills

Roles and responsibilities:

Manage Patient case load, assessing progress against goals and prepare reports for health care providers
Working as part of the MDT
Supervision of junior staff, ensuring continued support, professional advice and guidance is consistently provided
Help patients regain their ability to perform daily living and work activities both within an individual and group work basis
Review patient’s medical history and assess their condition and needs
Guide patients to meet their goals
Recommend and teach patient’s how to use adaptive equipment that will help them with daily living
Demonstrate exercises that can help patient’s better perform everyday tasks and relieve pain
Evaluate patient’s ability to do certain tasks
Confer with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapist, social workers, and other members of a patients care team
Develop a treatment plan for patients with specific goals and tasks that will help them meet those goals
Evaluate a patient’s home or work place and identify potential improvements based on their needs
Strive to develop, increase, or maintain independence in preforming tasks of daily living

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, the post holder may be required to undertake other duties following appropriate discussion with their line manager.

Who we are!

At the Oldbury Centre our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents.

Coveberry, part of the CareTech family are one of the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England, delivering a wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.

Covid-19

You may be aware of new regulations, which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions. 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. If you have not heard back within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful on this occasion