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Occupational Therapist

Essex – Occupational Therapist
Up to £34,320 per annum with 30p per mile paid on top
Full time Permanent position of 37.5 hours

An exciting opportunity has developed for an Occupational Therapist to join our branch in Basildon covering either the Colchester or Basildon locations.   The position is 37.5hrs per week working around your clients.
Reporting to the Customer Outcomes Manager, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality services in response to assessed need. Emphasis will be on measurable outcomes within the principle of Social Inclusion and consistency of approach.

To work in collaboration with commissioners to ensure that services are flexible and responsive to the needs of adults with a physical and/or sensory impairment and are developed in accordance with the strategic aims and objectives of the service.

To qualify for this role you must:
•    Diploma in C.O.T.
•    BsC Honours in Occupational Therapy.
•    HPC registration.
•    Any appropriate qualification recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
•    Driver with full UK licence.
•    At least two or more years experience working as an Occupational Therapist within a Social care setting or three years post-graduate experience in other fields.
•    Knowledge and practise of applying OT skills to the principles relating to social inclusion, promoting independence, and considering aspirations and choices of individual.
•    Ability to contribute creatively and effectively to service development and planning.
•    Knowledge of causes and effects of impairments.
•    Knowledge of implementing and evaluating enablement programmes and ensuring evidence based practise is applied.
•    Able to think clearly, creatively and problem solve in all aspects of the role.

For more information about the role and package details please contact Lynn Heathcote on 01785 237826 for an informal discussion or email
Branch Opportunities
Allied Healthcare
East England
Essex Reablement
Up to £34,320