Location Bedfordshire
Job type Temporary
Salary £28 - £45 per hour
Reference HC-28610
Date posted April 22, 2021
Maxxima has an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work in a community rehabilitation team in South Bedfordshire.

The client is happy to pay up to £45 p/h for experienced candidates. Contract until August with potential extension. Full-time and Part-time candidates considered.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

All our referrals are for clients that are aligned to South Bedfordshire GP’s within Bedfordshire. You will visit clients in their home, residential/nursing homes or within the rehabilitation bedded units.

Having completed a full holistic assessment of the clients’ needs you will then complete the following:
- Advice of the next steps, which will include:
- Ordering and assessing for and with the appropriate equipment that will support the client or carers
- Demonstrate appropriate equipment to relevant care agencies.
- Seek advice from senior staff and appropriate services as required.
- Complete the appropriate onward referrals to other relevant services.
- Provide guidance and support to junior staff members as required.
- Support hospital discharges when demand requires senior support
- Support the rehab bedded units as required.
- Review case as appropriate and within a timely manner.
- It is an expectation that you will hold a caseload of 20-25 cases.
-You will also support the hospital discharges as the service requires. This is will involve the following:
- Meeting the client at home on the day of discharge to set up their required rehabilitation calls
- Write care plans for the support workers to follow for each required call
- Assess and provide the required equipment to keep the client at home safely whilst promoting independence
- Review the case in a timely manner, completing their rehabilitation program or referring on for a long term care package if required.


Please get in touch with the OT team if you would like more information: 02077498286 or henry.cooke@maxximagroup.com.


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