Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - Blackburn

Posted 24 July 2023
Salary £22 - £26 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Community OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameMAXXIMA OT

Job description

The Occupational Therapy team at Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Community Occupational Therapist in Blackburn, Lancashire. The successful Occupational Therapist will be working 4 days per week (30 hours). This role is available to start ASAP; the starting pay rate for this job is £22 per hour.

Position: Community Occupational Therapist
Banding: 6
Location: Community Rehab and ESD's, Daisyfield Mill, Appleby Street, Blackburn, BB1 3BL
Hours: 4 days per week (30 hours)
 6 weeks ongoing

Job description:
The Community Rehabilitation and ESD Service  are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking Occupational Therapist to join our service. The role will involve The role will involve assessing patients, planning treatment plans and coordinating support and equipment to meet the patient’s needs; .working across both rehabilitation and ESD. Promoting continuity of care into the community setting and also working with the wider MDT to support long term rehabilitation pathways for patients in their own home’s to support, increase or maintain their independence.

We are looking for a therapist with excellent communication skills who can demonstrate sound clinical assessment skills who has the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team. The role will involve a holistic approach to encompassing physical rehabilitation and refer to wider community services.

You will improve experience for patients and their families. We promote continuity of care for patients in the community setting. Supporting patients following falls and providing support for the Integrated Neighbourhood Team (INT).

Essential skills:
  • HCPC Registered
  • Acute Occupational Therapy experience
  • Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapist
Why work with Maxxima?

The minute you register with us 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 greatest placement. We hold preferred or sole supplier status with many clients which means you'll have access to a range of opportunities that can't be found anywhere else.

We always act in your best interests, talking with you and listening to you. You're an individual. A professional; not a resource.

Reasonable adjustments

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Refer a friend

We know you'll love working with us, and so would your friends. So why not introduce us and earn some extra cash in the process?

The way it works is simple: if you introduce candidates who are 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.