Occupational Therapist #RQ1281769

June 10, 2024
£24 - £31 / hour

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

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.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

What’s on offer:

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

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  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
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