Occupational Therapy Assistant

Reference:

belocct

Sector:

Healthcare

Salary:

£8.49 Per Hour

Town/City:

Belfast

Contract Type:

Temporary

Closing Date:

25/10/2018

You will be:

working independently under the direction of a qualified occupational therapist to;

undertake patient assessments of physical, communication, interaction and cognitive skills

plan and provide appropriate treatment activities

give advice and arrange support for family members, carers and clients

undertake general administrative tasks, for example writing reports, making telephone calls, maintaining records and case notes

liaise with doctors, family members, carers and other professionals and keep them updated

assist in the planning of further treatment and reviewing progress

assisting in advising people on how they can approach everyday tasks differently

assisting in the adaption of people's environments, whether at home or at work

 

Personal Specification:

One years paid experience working with physically disabled or older adults delivering direct client care in a formal setting 

NVQ level 2 or equivalent or higher in a care related subject 

A qualification in IT

Ability to deal with challenging behaviour

Knowledge of occupational therapy role 

Willing to undertake an enhanced police check