Occupational Therapist Band 6

Location: Worcestershire HIA

Contract Type: Full time

Salary: In line with AFC pay scales

Specific Hours: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week

Occupational Therapist Band 6

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our new Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Contact Centre based in Martley, Worcestershire. 

This role will require you to undertake assessment and analysis of long-term trends of service users with a variety of physical, cognitive, sensory and/or learning disabilities. You will make recommendations on the TEC equipment required within the homes of service users, which will appropriately meet their long-term needs.

You will provide clinical support, advice and engagement for service users with complex needs and provide TEC awareness training/guidance to prescribers or internal employees with support from the TEC Product Manager. You will also provide clinical/TEC outcomes and usage specialist advice through evidence-based practice to prescribers on the use of appropriate equipment, specifically in relation to specialist or complex cases.

  • Undertake assessment for equipment needs of service users with a variety of physical, cognitive, sensory and/or learning disabilities
  • Provide clinical 2nd line support to service users and practitioners where user’s needs are more complex
  • To provide Safeguarding and clinical triage and escalation routes for any clients when necessary
  • Contribute and support the development and roll out of new services and initiatives 
  • Work closely with Prescribers to promote effective partnership working across Adult Social Care, Therapy Services, Community Nursing, domiciliary care agencies, housing and other agencies as necessary
  • Write timely professional reports/records and action plans in line with professional guidelines that comply with appropriate record keeping policies 

What are we looking for? 

  • A BSc degree in Occupational Therapy 
  • Current HCPC professional registration 
  • Previous experience of working as an Occupational Therapist with patients with long-term and deteriorating medical conditions, including palliative care and an understanding of the impact of these conditions on patient’s lives
  • Experience of undertaking holistic assessments
  • Previous experience of working in a similar service is preferred but not essential
  • Current UK driving licence (minimum 3 years) and access to your own vehicle 

 What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary in line with AFC pay scales
  • 5% Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) plus an optional 5 unpaid days
  • Staff benefit scheme – 200+ exclusive perks and discounts from leading retailers and leisure outlets  

Our ambition at Millbrook Healthcare is to become the leading provider in the assisted living sector whilst ensuring our core company values ‘CARES’ remain unchanged. We are always looking to recruit hard working and talented individuals to become a part of our ongoing growth and success. You’ll enjoy all the support and encouragement you need to reach your own potential and develop a rewarding career along the way.

Care and respect for our colleagues and service users

Accountable and proud

Ready to learn and grow

Enhance our service users’ lives

Socially responsible, ethical and transparent

This position involves working in a regulated activity and may be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

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