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Specialist Occupational Therapist

Location: DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 330.00 - 350.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Health Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3117460
REED Health and Care are looking to recruit an interim Specialist Occupational Therapist to do a short term assignment for a local authority to review effectively their reviews and procedures.

Rate of pay would be £330 - £350 per day through Umbrella, rates of pay through PAYE would vary.

Paediatric OT service - requirements for interim support:
Our client is seeking support from a well experience Paediatric Occupational Therapist or a Senior Occupational Therapist with Paediatric experience. We are looking for someone who is experienced within a Local Authority context and understands complex case management across a range of disabilities (for example learning disability, autism, severe epilepsy). We are looking for someone with strong clinical reasoning and decision making skills based on sound risk assessment and strength based approach. We need someone who is flexible and takes a creative problem solving approach to their practice and can analyse and carry out specialist assessments particularly around adaptations and equipment responses to complex needs.

Key tasks include:
-To carry out a "deep dive" into a number of complex cases where the local authority have carried out a previous assessment of needs.
-To provide written clinical expertise and objective judgement on the cases particularly around clinical practice, decision making and risk assessment and be prepared to present this as appropriate.
-Using the information gained from the above, provide some analysis of any key clinical practice or decision making issues as well as any trends emerging.
-Re assess or review cases, identify any immediate risks and make recommendations around any changes required to promote independence and safety as appropriate.
-Write reports, attend meetings and present findings as required.

Must have previous management experience.

In the first instance we are looking for someone to do a short term piece of work to review a sample of cases but we may also be seeking additional support to do further review work with a defined number of cases.

If you would like to be considered for this work please send a copy of your CV to or call me on 01133942940.

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