Permanent - Occupational Therapist - South East London

Posted 23 March 2023
Salary £49036 - £55049 per annum
LocationSouth East London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Stroke/neurological OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for an Occupational Therapist based in South East London.

The purpose of the role is to engage with the service-user client base, predominantly adult residents (aged 18 to 65) with Acquired Brain Injury and/or a history of substance misuse by working alongside service users, members of the Therapy Team including Rehab Coaches (NRC).

The post holder will be HCPC registered. A full, enhanced DBS disclosure will be necessary for this post. 
You will be responsible to the Group Service Manager and work in the Therapy Team.

Location: South East London
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 40 hours a week

What’s in it for you?
  • Salary: £49,036 - £55,049 (NHS Band 7) DOE
  • To assess complex patients with a range of diagnoses, identifying, developing and implementing appropriate specialist rehabilitation programmes based on clear clinical reasoning, based on highly specialist knowledge and experience of a range of procedures and conditions underpinned by sound theory and evidence-based practice
  • To be skilled at assessing and interpreting a range of complex factors relating to the patient’s condition which will impact on their ability to carry out their activities of daily living and assigned to a rehabilitation pathway, being responsible for leading and governing all aspects of the clients care depending on the pathway you have allocated them to
  • To support the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the interpretation of assessment  results and recommendations based on clinical need as part of the larger rehabilitation process
  • Work with internal and external therapists, stakeholders and professionals to collaborate in order to provide the best client centred care
  • Plan and maintain therapeutic interventions that enhance the wellbeing and/or rehabilitation of the clients on service providers and assisting vulnerable people to optimise their independence
  • Contribute to initial assessment and undertake periodic assessments with service users in order to develop and implement mutually agreed outcomes for issues resulting from their physical/psychological impairment
  • Plan programmes of therapeutic/re-enablement intervention with agreed goals and to ensure that the plan is carried through. monitoring the goals achieved within the team and be responsible for key rehabilitation KPI’s lined to service used rehabilitation progression, wellbeing pathways and engagement
  • Provide training/instruction to service users and co-workers to enable them to achieve maximum functional independence
  • Advise on equipment and environmental modifications or adaptations to assist daily living. 
  • Maintain accurate and concise case records and produce reports as necessary
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of medical conditions and treatment, disability issues, legislation and departmental policies and practices and to liaise with colleagues and Manager
  • Be responsible for ensuring that continued Professional development requirements are met
  • Participate in training and other development activities as required
  • Offer a point of reference to junior staff
What will you need to succeed in this role?
  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy, or equivalent qualification 
  • HCPC registration
  • Neuro Band 7 Occupational Therapy experience
  • Experience managing and prioritising a varied workload and managing budgets and delivery of objectives 
Unlock your potential:
If you are looking for a new exciting challenge working across South East London, please apply today!

What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.
If you are interested in registering with us, would like to know more about this position or simply discuss any other opportunities we have, we would love to hear from you.

Feel free to contact Luke Nguyen-Killeen on 0203 398 6694 or

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About Maxxima
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