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Occupational Therapist – Kent

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Speciality:
Occupational Therapy Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
Kent
Contract Type:
Locum
Currency:
£
Salary Description:
"Negotiable"
Posted:
04-Aug-16
Recruiter:
Pulse
Job Ref:
427021

Pulse are actively looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist with experience in Older Person’s Mental Health care. The position is available on a part time basis of three days per week and will be required to work across two sites so a car driver is essential

• To manage a caseload of service users with complex mental health needs, taking on the role of Care Co-ordinator
• To work with service users to identify OT goals as part of the multi-disciplinary care plan, using specialist mental health & OT assessment tools & treatment techniques
• To work with service users in a variety of settings in order to provide the most effective assessment & interventions
• To assess for and provide equipment to enhance independence in daily living skills for service users with a physical disability in addition to their mental health needs
• To monitor, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and identify outcomes
• To apply a high level of understanding of the effect of disability and provide training and advice on life skills to maximise functional ability
• To assess the occupational needs of service users and establish and evaluate appropriate treatment interventions
• To identify appropriate & inappropriate referrals and prioritise workload
• To manage effective discharge ensuring service user and all relevant agencies are given relevant information
• To contribute to and carry out risk assessment & risk management plans

In return Pulse can offer you;
• Excellent rates of pay
• Access to exclusive job opportunities
• Support and professional advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
• An assigned consultant
• Privilege, employee benefits package*
• A variety of employment opportunities in your preferred area
• Flexible hours to meet your needs; part or full time
• Recommend a friend bonus scheme*
*Terms and Conditions apply

Closing Date:
01/12/2016

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