Occupational Therapist - Permanent

Posted 12 April 2023
Salary £36000 - £37000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Community OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

An Amazing Occupational Therapist role based in an Good rated care home in East Finchley. We provide residential, nursing, dementia, respite, and palliative care. We understand the importance of personalised care that centralises the needs of the Resident, with an on-site therapy team, which includes a dietitian, and a wealth of activities for Residents to enjoy.

The Role 
As an Occupational Therapist you will work with residents (across sites) for 37.5 hours a week- from initial assessment, to forming a relationship and performing a variety of treatment options and interventions both psychologically and physiologically.

What will your typical day involve?
  • Providing a wide variety of therapeutic treatment in both a health and general wellbeing capacity.
  • Carrying out personal and environmental assessments for new admissions and internal transfers.
  • Carrying out seating assessments and providing postural adjustments for wheelchairs and static chairs.
  • Documenting and liaising with appropriate teams to keep advice and plans up to date.
  • Taking an active role in the therapy team/department. This includes team meetings, joined up working, contributions towards a safe, clean, effective working environment.
  • Holding multi-disciplinary meetings and liaise with relatives and external agencies as necessary.
Who are we looking for?

If you desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others, please keep reading ahead!
You have HCPC professional registration and have previously worked with older people, including those with dementia.
You will be able to multi-task, completing duties promptly and in a timely manner. You will also have strong communication skills to effectively link residents, relatives, colleagues, and external agencies. 

What is in it for you?
  • A friendly, supportive, team working environment
  • Highly competitive rates of pay
  • Training & development opportunities
  • 25 days (plus bank holidays) annual leave, increasing over time
  • Subsided children’s nursery 
  • A DBS (at no cost to yourself)
  • Free uniform
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
If this sounds like the role for you please click APPLY or contact Isma at Maxxima directly on 07309838533.