Occupational Therapist Or Physiotherapist Southam job in Eastleigh at Strike Jobs

Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Southam

Company: Strike Jobs

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:Feb 18, 2016

Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Southampton or PortsmouthBand 5 or 6 21692 to 34876, 37.5hrs/wk + Benefits DCEThe CompanyOur client works in partnership with NHS Trusts around the UK, supplying services which include wheelchairs, daily living aids, continence supplies, homecare products and home improvements to help residents live in their own homes.The RoleTo independently manage a caseload within the wheelchair service working with children and adults presenting with complex health, social, mobility and postural needs. Provide clinical input to the assessment and provision of wheelchairs and cushions to all service users who are referred to the Wheelchair Service.ResponsibilitiesEnsure that all Service Users receive the mobility equipment they require to meet their clinical needs as determined by the clinical team following referral to the service.Providing the clinical input for all service users, their families and carers working very closely with the multi-disciplinary team supporting the userProviding the links between service users and other teams such as wheelchair skills trainingDeveloping links with hard to reach sectors of the local community by close liaison with the referrers, particularly local therapists.Essential Requirements (Knowledge, Skills - Experience)BSc / Diploma in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy.State registration with the HCPC.At least 18 months post registration experience in the physical field working with patients with long-term and deteriorating medical conditions.Experience of involvement in supervision.Demonstrate strategies for organising own work load.Demonstrate a flexible and adaptable approach to working in order to meet competing priorities.Demonstrate and provide evidence of skill development and provide examples of good practice where key skills have been applied.Confident in the use of computers with knowledge and experience of Microsoft office.Good communication skills both written and verbal. Positive interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate appropriately with colleagues, other professionals, carers and service user.An ability to communicate sensitive information in written, and verbal form to service users, and staff.Knowledge of medical conditions you may encounter and their management, including but not exclusively, respiratory, neurological, orthopaedic, and paediatric conditions.Full driving licence and a willingness to drive.Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminal Records Bureau).Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency.Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies - Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.Key SkillsOccupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, HCPC, Clinical Services, Excellent Communication SkillsNoteWe regret that due to the v View full job description
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