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Occupational Therapist - Wandsworth Council

  • Location

    Richmond upon Thames, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £30.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    28

  • Job ref:

    rem0806545_1626944156

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Duration:

    On-going

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within Teddington Memorial Hospital.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Richmond Response & Rehabilitation Team is to work with clients, carers and rehab support workers to maximise clients physical and social functioning to enable them to remain within the community for as long as possible. The multi-disciplinary team (OT, Physio, Nurse, SW, Therapy assistant, Dietician) undertake elements of hospital discharge work including hospital liaison, case finding and Discharge to Assess. We provide a Rapid response service to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and record client observations(NEWS2 National Early Warning Score) to assess client's clinical presentation and need for escalation. We provide therapy, equipment and/or package of Reablement support to prevent hospital admission.
The aim of the service is to reduce inappropriate hospital admission, minimise hospital length of stay and support vulnerable clients at home, this Occupational Therapy role works within a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team and in partnership with primary health care and social care professionals, providing expert case management, clinical assessment, and creating individualised client centred goals, promoting self management.
The post holder will be based in the community.

You will need to be:

SWE registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly