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Occupation Therapist (OT)

Location
Epsom, Surrey
Salary
£110 to £130 Per Day
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Mar 2021
Occupational Therapist (OT)

Flow Healthcare Ltd is a leading family-run domiciliary care company based in Surrey. We provide 1st class care to over 200 elderly clients in their homes. We are currently looking to restructure the business and are looking to bring in a number of new roles to the company, one of which is an Occupational Therapist on a part-time basis.

As you'll be working with a range of people who will all have different requirements, you'll need to understand each client's lifestyle so that you can create the best treatment plan for them.

As an occupational therapist, you'll need to:

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take a 'whole person' approach to each patient's physical and mental wellbeing by considering all their needs - physical, social, psychological and environmental

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assess, plan, implement and evaluate care plans/manual handling plans etc in clients homes.

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establish realistic goals with the patient with meaningful outcomes

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liaise with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, equipment suppliers and carers

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keep up-to-date written and electronic records

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write reports and care plans and attend multidisciplinary case meetings to plan and review ongoing treatment

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refer patients to other specialists when needed

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organise support and rehabilitation groups for carers and clients

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contribute to the analysis, planning, audit, development and evaluation of clinical services

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train staff and supervise the work of occupational therapy assistants

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manage a caseload, prioritising patient needs and completing administrative tasks such as patient and budgetary records.

Your client caseload will dictate your specific activities. You may need to:

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develop a rehabilitation programme to help rebuild lost skills and restore confidence.

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advise on home and workplace environmental alterations, such as adjustments for wheelchair access etc.

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teach anxiety management techniques

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advise on specialist equipment to help with daily activities

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mentor people on how to control their own behaviour.

You will also have access to a company car if you require one
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Details

  • Job Reference: 250002400-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Flow Healthcare. Ltd
    Flow Healthcare. Ltd
  • Location: Epsom, Surrey
  • Salary: £110 to £130 Per Day
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent