Our client is looking for a Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist to join their team
Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist
Salary £30, 000- £32,000
Our client in Norfolk is looking for a Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist to work in Neurology .
Our client is a purpose built care home that provides en-suite accommodation for 18 residents with neurological conditions.
The home is designed for individuals with a physical disability or neurological condition
*As an autonomous practitioner the post holder provides a flexible and comprehensive Occupational Therapy service to specific clinical areas.
*To carry out day to day supervision of unqualified staff
*To participate in audit, research and other development activities
*To promote Occupational Therapy to clients, their carers and the multi disciplinary team
.To liaise and work closely with other agencies and service providers
*To be responsible for assessing and treating their own designated caseload of clients and maintaining their own records as an autonomous practitioner
*To arrange receipt of support and supervision from a designated senior Occupational Therapist
*The post holder will be involved in Clinical Governance and Continuous Professional Development
*To maintain a high standard of professional practice, working within the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct of the College of Occupational Therapists
*To be professionally and legally responsible for all aspects of your own work including accountability for the management of clients in your care as an autonomous practitioner.
*To be aware of evidence as a base for practice, participate in service/multidisciplinary audit and research within the clinical area and use knowledge gained to achieve optimum outcomes for Occupational Therapy
*To prioritise own caseload
To, where possible, in conjunction with client, plan appropriate treatment interventions and prioritise identified needs.
*To independently carry out assessment and appropriate intervention for clients incorporating personal, psychological and spiritual needs in relation to self-care, leisure and productivity.
With support from multi disciplinary team, contribute to differential diagnosis of complex clients through cognitive and functional assessments and determine treatment intervention based on this.
*Implement treatment plan using range of 1:1 and group interventions and evaluate treatment provided.
*o assess risks relating to the discharge process to ensure a safe and timely discharge of clients to the most appropriate setting
*To be aware of challenging situations including verbal and physical conflicts and managing these and seeking support when required.
*To overcome barriers and communicate sensitive information effectively with clients and carers/family. This requires the use of appropriate specialist communication skills of negotiation, motivation, explanation and the gaining of informed/implied consent
*To communicate with multi-disciplinary/outside agencies and arrange appropriate follow up to provide a flexible seamless service
*To provide advice and information to clients/carers including instruction regarding use of equipment
*To communicate assessment and treatment results to the appropriate disciplines eg: participate in case conference
*To liaise with multidisciplinary team, plan, and undertake pro and post discharge home visits, where indicated, and arrange for the implementation of recommendations arising from assessment
*To maintain up to date and accurate client records in line with legal and Company requirements in the Occupational therapy, medical and service documentation
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please all Alison on 0207 045 3327