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Posted: 3 years ago
Occupational Therapist | North London
 Job Summary
Location Of Gig:
North London
Country:
United Kingdom
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Last Updated on:
06-18-2014

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Company:
Austin Dean Recruitment
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 Job Description
Job Title – Occupational TherapistSalary - £30,000 Per AnnumLocation - North LondonMain PurposeTo manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.Key accountabilitiesQuality1.Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.2.Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.3.Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.4.Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with the policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.5.Contributes to business growth by actively promoting our clients services in line with the local units’ business plan.6.Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.Innovation7. Leads on implementation of new services within own site, sharing best practice with other sites in the area.Value8. Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.Knowledge and SkillsHolds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.ExperienceThe role holder will require experience including experience of working within the specialised area i.e. addictions, neuro-rehab or eating disorders.Autonomy and ImpactWorking to short term objectives, the role holder generally operates within existing processes and procedures. The role holder has autonomy and authority for day to day clinical decisions.Intelligent Problem Solving The majority of situations involve the application or adaptation of acquired knowledge based upon previous intervention experience. More sophisticated skills will be required for sessions, and also where the conflicting needs and expectations of patients and their families will need to be managed effectively.ResponsibilityStaff Assists less experienced colleagues and occasionally provides professional supervision to students and trainees. Budgets & equipment Shared responsibility for ensuring the serviceability of equipment and for replenishing supplies of materials. Informatics Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information.Communication & InteractionThis role is focused upon developing and maintaining productive and stable relationships with patients through effective communication, coaching and counselling techniques and highly developed interpersonal skills.Working Environment The problems faced by patients may present challenging situations, which may increase the physical, sensory and emotional demands of the role.Special Features Must participate in appropriate clinical supervision. Required to hold a full driving licencePlease contact Victoria at: victoria@austindean.co.uk for more details and to send your CV