Occupational Therapist

Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
NN15 5UR
TFS Healthcare £ 30576.0 - 30576.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 30576.0 - 30576.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
9 Jun 2022

Job Description

Occupational Therapist

Kettering

Permanent, full time and sociable hours

Are you an Occupational Therapist seeking career development and a new challenge, with an improved work-life balance?

TFS Healthcare are working in partnership with a leading healthcare provider who offer individuals specialist treatment, medication and support in the comfort and convenience of their own homes across the UK and Europe. We're seeking a talented Occupational Therapist, who is looking to take the next steps in their career.

Offering sociable working hours, this is an excellent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to focus on dedicated 1:1 care in patients' own homes, providing life changing care and positive impact daily. You will work as part of a dynamic and welcoming team who deliver high quality therapy to maximise their function and level of independent living. It's your opportunity to make a real difference to peoples' lives every single day.

About the company:

The mission of our client is to give patients control of their health through knowledge, choice, convenience, and connection. With a passionate and knowledgeable team of 1,700 people in place caring for over Apply patients, they are dedicated to helping each patient make the most of their medicine and treatments. Our client uses unparalleled insights, cutting-edge research and smart, intuitive technology to connect with people powerfully and personally, focusing on their unique needs and supporting them every step of the way.

Fantastic benefits for this role of an Occupational Therapist:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Death in service cover
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Paid for professional registration
  • Weekend and evening enhancements up to 60%
  • Company mobile phone and tablet
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Various discount schemes, and more!


About this role of an Occupational Therapist:

  • To conduct an accurate holistic assessment of patients' needs in accordance with approved model of care.
  • Assess, discuss and agree upon functional goals related to daily living that are important to the patient such as washing, dressing, domestic chores, bathing, driving, preparing and eating meals, or participating in work, school or leisure activities.
  • Educate patients and give advice on the safe use of functional equipment, ensuring correct equipment is ordered, delivery and fitted correctly.
  • Complete medical observations as per agreed clinical pathways within scope of practice, for patients in their home.
  • Prescribe and install living aids: prescription of daily living aids for patients such as walkers and frames and train patients and families on how to use them safely.
  • Equipment advice: give advice on how a home or workplace environment could be adapted (e.g. wheelchair ramps, a stair lift or grab rails for safety) in order to afford a greater independence and safety.

What we expect from you as an Occupational Therapist:

  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Strong patient and customer focus
  • I.T. Skills including email, excel
  • Excellent communication skills, including being assertive when needed

If you would like to apply for this Occupational Therapist role, we would love to hear from you. Please contact or call Applyto discuss the role in further detail should you have any questions.

TFS Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

TFS Healthcare will make reasonable adjustments and provide support for anyone who needs it either to apply or to succeed in the role. We will also support people to access our clients' organisations with sensitivity, respect and care.

Ref: RW-OT-Kettering

Job Details

Occupational Therapist

Kettering, Northamptonshire, Englandd TFS Healthcare
Pay
£ 30576.0 - 30576.0 Per year
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Jun 2022

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