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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

  • Location:

    York

  • Sector:

    Occupational Therapist

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £44,000 (Pro rata)

  • Contact:

    James Baron

  • Contact email:

    james@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    JB854

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-26

OH Medical is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist based in York with some home working. The role will be 3 days per week (24 hours per week) Monday - Friday. Our client is keen to appoint an Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic about developing their skills and knowledge in the specialist and expanding area of Occupational Therapy in occupational health. You will be joining a very well established Occupational Health brand with lots of training and development available.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own workload

  • To advise on functional capacity, job demands, ergonomics and rehabilitation programmes for employees with complex health problems or disabilities, assisting them to remain at or return to work

  • To provide expert advice/consultancy on OT issues/products within the organisation and to customers e.g. organisational level ergonomic consultancy and training

  • To contribute to the development of the Occupational Therapy Service and Health Service, both within the region and nationally

Experience, skills and knowledge required for the role

  • Full unconditional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as an Occupational Therapist

  • Eligible for membership of Royal College of Occupational Therapists

  • BSc in Occupational Therapy

  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree, functional capacity evaluation, workplace ergonomics, objective / standardised evaluation

  • Ability to communicate specialist condition related information to employees, other health professional and non-clinical customers

  • A knowledge of clinical governance and risk management

  • Evidence of being able to work independently and as part of a multi-professional/multi-agency team

  • Knowledge of employment law and the Industrial Tribunal process

  • Demonstrates excellent written, verbal communication skills

  • Full Driving Licence

What Can We Offer You?

  • Competitive salary £44,000 (Pro rata)

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Plenty of career progression opportunities

  • Extensive induction with ongoing mentoring and support from some of the top Occupational Health professionals in the industry

  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

  • Fantastic pension scheme

  • Eye care test vouchers

  • Flu jabs

  • Reward Scheme

  • Car discount scheme

  • Buy and sell holiday scheme

  • Life assurance

Please contact the Occupational Health Team on 01582 235500 to discuss in confidence.

OH Medical is a leading recruitment consultancy within the Occupational Health sector. We recruit permanent and agency Occupational Health staff nationwide.