Community Occupational Therapist Band 6 for West Lancashire

We are currently looking for a Community Occupational Therapist for West Lancashire on a full time or part time basis.

Working within an established MDT 30 hrs week which could either be 9am – 5pm or 10am – 6pm (both with a 30 min unpaid lunch break) with the flexibility of working over the weekends if required. Can negotiate hours full time / part time.

Rate from £24 per hour.

THE ROLE:

The team is responsible for the delivery of Intermediate Care that includes rapid response, intermediate care beds and domiciliary rehabilitation. As a senior therapist you will take responsibility, using a case management approach to work with the patient, family, carer and the patient’s GP to manage / stabilise the patient’s condition whilst integrating and co-ordinating onward referrals. Working closely with primary care, secondary care, social care and third sector organisations.

MANAGERIAL/LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Clinical Lead to provide clinical leadership; lead by example in regard to behaviour attitudes, conduct and appearance
  • Take responsibility for line management of junior staff, including Appraisals
  • Support and enable team members to: – communicate their views about improvements; to see development as essential for personal growth; to share achievements jointly with their colleagues; to challenge, take agreed calculated risks and express dissatisfaction without prejudice.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid HPC registration o Diploma / degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate CPD
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to share information at MDT case conference
  • Ability to work autonomously independently and actively as a member of the wider MDT
  • Have a wide range of good clinical reasoning skills, assessment and treatment skills and be able to problem solve and make decisions
  • Experience of delivering clinical care in a hospital/primary care setting
  • Fully licensed car driver or independently able to travel

For more information or to register your interest, call 01792 224224 or email apply@med-co.com.

Sectors: Community
Locations: North West
Occupations: Occpational Therapist

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