Occupational Therapist – St Helens

Occupational Therapist – St Helens

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Occupational Therapist – St Helens
Rate: up to £22 per hour  
 
We are recruiting for motivated worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
 
You must:

  • Be HCPC registered
  • Have experience in a similar role

 
St Helens Council are recruiting 1x Moving and Handling Advisors to support a moving with dignity project with the aim to reduce double handed care packages to single handed care. The project to date has proved very successful and additional staffing has been agreed for 2 years to support the project.
 
Professionals interested in this role must have experience of working with people who have complex needs and will be responsible for the completion of moving and handling assessments, detailed risk assessment reports, and offering moving and handling training to formal and informal carers. They should have knowledge of up to date moving and handling techniques, including moving and handling equipment and a good understanding of complex physical disabilities. Experience in the provision of equipment and major adaptations and good IT skills would be an advantage.
 
This is a 2 year fixed term post to support our single handed care project and you will join our existing moving and handling team. An experienced HCPC registered Occupational Therapist or professional with appropriate moving and handling skills and training is required and be able to confidently work on own initiative, juggle a busy workload and build strong working relationships.
 
Must have excellent communication skills and will be able to demonstrate credibility with professionals from partner agencies. Must have the ability to assess needs, prepare care plans and implement accordingly with a working knowledge of current legislation.
 
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.
 

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

 
Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or joe.thomas-samuels@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.