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DATE ADDED: Fri 09/08/2019

Occupational Therapist

County Down, UK

JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £32 - £34/hour

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join a well-structured and dynamic team in Northern Ireland. The client offers a full time contract with a fair and manageable caseload and further training in your portfolio. The vacancy will be for an initial 3 - 6 months with potential for extension.

Main Duties for the Occupational Therapist includes;

Responsible for the management and delivery of a high quality occupational therapy services to patients with specialist palliative care needs attending the Hospice inpatient, outpatient and or day therapy services.
Work collaboratively as part of a highly specialist multi-disciplinary team which provides holistic centred care to patients with complex palliative care needs, with the emphasis on offering: symptom control, rehabilitation and promoting / maintaining independence and quality of life.
Emphasis of all occupational therapy interventions will be the individualised assessment and treatment to support patients and carers to achieve the best possible level of function and quality of life irrespective of diagnosis or prognosis.
Manage your own caseload of complex cases with specialist needs as an autonomous practitioner, demonstrating and evidencing high level problem solving and reasoning skills and independence of judgement.

To Be Successful;

Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist
Manual handling experience
HCPC Registration
Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)
Eligibility to work in the UK
Occupational Therapist QualificationBenefits of Working in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland offers the opportunity for additional training for both perm and temporary members of staff within the authority. With new projects underway in various teams, they offer a very competitive rate of pay. Also free onsite parking is offered to all staff.

Why Join Our Agency?

With over 10 years' experience recruiting directly into social care, Ackerman Pierce prides itself on the unique services we deliver to our candidates. Each candidate is assigned their own personal consultant who will support them through every placement. We also offer a DBS and a quick and easy registration process. Not forgetting a guaranteed payment into your account every week

To discuss this Occupational Therapist vacancy, or any similar roles we have available, please contact Gavin Wright or email us your updated CV today!

Role: Occupational Therapist
Job Type: Contract
Location: County Down,

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