South West London
Up to £32
8 months ago
Remedy Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within a dynamic local Authority based within South West London.
The main purpose of the role is to:
Facilitate the development and rehabilitation of patients with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapist duties include:
- Helping patients develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving manual arts and crafts, practice in functional, vocational, and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and educational, recreational, and social activities; directing aides, technicians, and assistants.
- Meeting the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
- Assuring continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.