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Date Added: Fri 07/06/2024

Occupational Therapist

Bolton, BL1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £37/hour

4Recruitment Services are seeking an  Occupational Therapist (OT) to provide services in Bolton.

OT   reqruired to join the Independent Living Service. The team comprises 26 staff, including Occupational Therapists, Disability Officers, and Community Assessment Officers.

The Sensory and Telecare teams are also part of the Independent Living Service teams. The OTs in the team aim to provide specialist assessments of the needs of people with disabilities across the district to promote their independence by offering advice /techniques, equipment, adaptations, and support.

The post is for 37 hours a week, and the client offers Hybrid working.


To provide specialist needs assessment for people with disabilities.
To formulate individual client centred care plans that promotes independence by offering advice, techniques, equipment, adaptations and support.
To provide specialist advice and support to service users, carers and care providers on the nature, impact and management of disability offering formalised training where appropriate.
To act as a key worker in the supervision and management of major complex adaptations schemes, liaising with housing services as necessary.
To train staff and informal carers on the use of equipment as necessary to ensure safe procedures and care.
To participate and assist in the training of staff and students both within and outside the service
To maintain appropriate, adequate records of assessment including risk and other service user contact.
To adhere to policy, procedures and best practice and ensure that Adults are kept safe.
To offer a duty service with other team members on a rota basis.
To assist the Team Manager/Clinical Lead in the day to day management of the service with effective use of resources and controls on budgets
To advise individuals, families, carers and colleagues about alternative services and sources of universal services of help 

Occupational Therapy qualification. DipCOT/Degree OT
HCPC registration
Minimum of three years post qualification experience.
Ability to assess individuals' needs and formulate care plans making recommendations regarding appropriate techniques/ equipment / adaptations/support.
Demonstrate knowledge of disability and the effect on people's lives.
To have the ability to manage, organise, support and maintain the use of information technology systems and software.
Enhanced DBS check

A full JD is available upon request

What we offer:

24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy in further detail or any other vacancies, please contact our Team on (phone number removed) or email
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