Location Chelmsford
Job type Temporary
Salary £18 - £22 per hour
Reference HC-27767
Date posted March 11, 2021
Maxxima is currently searching for an enthusiastic Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join an inpatient facility in Chelsmford.

This is a great opportunity for a new graduate or a competeent Band 5 occupational therapist who wants to work within a supportive and friendy inpatient team.

30th March for 12 weeks for full time cover over 7 days 9-5. Rates can range from £18-22 p/h.

Clinical Duties:
  1. To assess clients referred to the service.
  2. To utilize specialist assessments when presented with complex cases.
  3. To make decisions on the level of treatment intervention required.
  4. To undertake treatment planning, communicating and negotiating treatment plans and clinical reasoning for intervention with clients and their carers.
  5. To liaise closely with community Occupational Therapy Department as required.
  6. To communicate agreed treatment/care plans to multi-disciplinary team colleagues and partnership agencies and liaise with them at formal and informal meetings.
  7. To work in collaboration with others to modify aspects of the environment in order to empower clients and facilitate optimal functional performance.
  8. To liaise with Social Services and Housing Organisations concerning provision of equipment and home adaptations. 

  9. To manage a complex caseload.
  10. To apply a variety of treatment modalities to meet the needs of clients in individual or group format, utilising clinical reasoning processes to determine the most appropriate setting for intervention.
  11. To make clinically informed decisions in order to delegate aspects of client care to assistants, junior staff, students, carers and statutory or non-statutory bodies.
  12. To regularly review clients’ progress in order to evaluate and interpret effectiveness of treatment plans, and amend treatment or discharge clients accordingly.
  13. To ensure that treatment offered is based on the best available evidence for effectiveness in the specialist area where it is applied.
  14. To develop and initiate interventions based on the integration of theoretical knowledge in order to meet unique client needs.
  15. To keep up to date clinical records in line with professional standards and local record keeping policies.
  16. To provide written and verbal reports as required at any stage in the treatment process in line with Occupational Therapy Clinical Governance Standards.

Person specifications:

- Experince within an inpateint setting
- Degree or diploma in Occuaptional Therapy 
- HCPC Registered 
- Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team

Why Work With Maxxima?
The minute you register with Maxxima, we make it about one thing: you. The first time we talk, you'll realise we know your speciality inside out. Our expert recruitment consultants are here to find you the very best opportunities and help you every step of the way in securing the best placement.
Maxxima Benefits:

  • Dedicated and experienced consultants
  • Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
  • Exclusive opportunities you won’t find anywhere else
  • Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
  • Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
  • Practical assistance with professional body registration
  • A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
  • Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
  • The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

Please get in touch on 02077498286 or by applying above!