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02 Nov 2018

Occupational Therapist

Brighton, UK

£24,000 - £27,000


£24,000 - £27,000 per annum





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We are currently recruiting for an experienced and dedicated Occupational Therapist to join one of our fantastic clients in their Learning Disability School that specialises in young adults.

This role will mainly be based at their home in Brighton but will sometimes be in their sister home in Peacehaven and so drivers are preferred.

This is a full-time Monday to Friday position with a salary of £24,000-27,000 per year. (D.O.E)




Addressing client's aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality

Selecting and adapting the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions

Applying interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)

Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components


Assess client's home and other environments and advice on alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities

Guide and educate family members and caregivers

Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals

Collect data and document processes followed



Proven working experience as occupational therapist

Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy

Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media

Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities

Current knowledge of treatment practices per discipline and drive to continually learn and grow in the profession

Professional behaviour

Excellent interpersonal communication skills



Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy

Registration with Health Professions Council (HCPC)

Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)

Sensory Integration to Level 2/3 is preferred