Occupational Therapist – mobility

Shire are currently supporting a leading UK Mobility Service with the recruitment of an Occupational Therapist. The service provides assessments to people with reduced mobility as a result of disability, age or illness.

This is a full-time, permanent position although the client would consider part-time applicants.

The role is suitable for both band 5 and 6 applicants and the salary ranges from £23,000-£38,000.

The role:

  • Undertaking driving assessments including pre-drive cognitive, visual and physical tests.
  • Assessing the needs of the service user in order to recommend the most suitable electric powered wheelchair or mobility scooter
  • Undertaking car transfer, seating, posture and equipment loading assessments to advise the client on safest manual handling options
  • Assisting driving school instructors by monitoring driving lessons and setting goals for learner drivers
  • Liaising with external agencies to assess and arrange provision of appropriate equipment and adaptations to maximise client independence

The candidate:

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered Member of HCPC
  • Membership of BAOT/COT
  • Driver with full driving license
  • Experience of risk assessments
  • Experience of assessing for and ordering/fitting/prescribing equipment and adaptations
  • Experience with manual handling

Not for you? If you are registered with Shire and recommend a friend, family member or colleague, you will be eligible for a cash bonus payment!

Apply today for more information or to speak to a member of our team.

Reference ID: 335

Part-time hours: 22.5-30 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,600.00-£38,000.00 per year

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Occupational Therapy

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