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02 Nov 2018

Occupational Therapist

Brighton, UK

£24,000 - £27,000

Salary

£24,000 - £27,000 per annum

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

pk38079_1541162031

Date Posted

2-Nov-18

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)



Responsibilities

Include:

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Addressing client's aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality
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Selecting and adapting the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions
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Applying interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
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Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components

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Assess client's home and other environments and advice on alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities
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Guide and educate family members and caregivers
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Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals
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Collect data and document processes followed



Requirements

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Proven working experience as occupational therapist
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Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy
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Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media
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Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
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Current knowledge of treatment practices per discipline and drive to continually learn and grow in the profession
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Professional behaviour
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Excellent interpersonal communication skills



Qualifications/Registrations

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Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
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Registration with Health Professions Council (HCPC)
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Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
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Sensory Integration to Level 2/3 is preferred