Band 6
Social Services
Tyne and Wear

Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Ref: 565| Posted: 9th Dec 2019

We are currently looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist in the Tyne and Wear area. 

The successful candidate will have a great deal of experience in Social Care OT. This means that the candidate will have knowledge and experience of Social Care OT which includes: minor works, ordering of special equipment to support long term needs, understand when the person requires referral for a DFG and confident in identifying the essential needs around this, having confidence in explaining to people that DFG’s are also means tested. A big chunk of the work is also about assessing service-users with their moving and handling needs, encouraging single handed care, completing risk assessments and moving and handling reports.

The candidate will work as part of a team to support with the waiting list and is equally confident in lone working. 

The candidate will be required to start as soon as possible for initially 3 months. 

If you are interested in this post and would like to know more information then click the APPLY button or send your cv to jobs@care4healthuk.com or phone us on 01905 642500.