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Neuro Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

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Neuro Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

Reference: 6098
Date posted: 07.02.2022
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Carmarthenshire
Temporary/ locum
Band 6
Sub-sector
Occupational therapy
Professions
Occupational therapist
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Are you an Occupational Therapist who specialises in Neurology?

Our private client is looking for an experienced and caring Senior Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join their community rehabilitation team, based in Carmarthenshire. The post is available to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours for an on-going period.

The appointed Therapist will be responsible for patients who have progressive/non-progressive neurological conditions.

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Be HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Hold the relevant degree/qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Have previous experience within an NHS neuro setting
  • Hold a full driver’s licence and have own vehicle
  • Be able to develop a rapport with patients
  • Have excellent time management and communication skills

Duties within this role will include:

  • To work within a specialist clinical area as an autonomous professional with highly developed skills and knowledge potentially as the sole clinician but with supervision (which may be remote) of a more senior OT. To accept professional accountability and responsibility.
  • To manage and prioritise a caseload of service users with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour.
  • To complete the OT process and to use evidence based/service user centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, formulate a treatment plan, implement and evaluate interventions bringing specialist knowledge to more complex cases.
  • To address occupational performance and skill deficits enabling the service user in areas of self-maintenance, productivity, education and leisure.
  • To develop programmes of care, ensure adequate and detailed handover of programmes to rehabilitation support workers or therapy assistants, monitor through data gathering, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of intervention according to the neurobehavioural model.
  • To delegate tasks appropriately according to the competence of colleagues and take responsibility for handover, monitoring and review.
  • To use highly developed interpersonal skills and empathy to engage those service users and families who may be resistant to the rehabilitation process or may be distressed.
  • To carry out detailed risk assessments including for more complex issues and ensure these are regularly reviewed and updated and communicate this with the team effectively.

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