Occupational Therapist
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary £26,298-£31,379 PA Depending on experience
  • Closing date Monday, 31 December 2018
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Paul Graham
    Telephone: 020 8770 1151
    Contact address:
    QEF Mobility Services
    1 Metcalfe Avenue
    SM5 4AW

Job Purpose

To provide a quality assessment service for people with reduced mobility caused by disability, illness or age using occupation as the main medium of assessment and applying client focused principles.  The range of assessments includes:-

Driving Ability - objectively measuring the capability to drive safely.

Car Adaptation – advising on controls, seating and vehicle access.

Role Responsibilities

About the role

Liaise with external agencies to assess for and arrange provision of appropriate equipment and adaptations to maximise independence. This includes private case managers and solicitors.

Assist in the preparation and delivery of internal/external training courses for professionals and others, and participate in the delivery of in-service training for staff.

Understand the range of risks potentially faced by the service user both generic and occupationally focussed.

About you

Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy

Membership of Health Professionals council

Evidence of relevant post graduate courses/ continual professional development

Membership of BAOT/COT

Driver with full driving licence

Trained in MoCA & Rookwood

Post qualification experience of working with physical disability and neurological rehabilitation

Further information

Click here for a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification

How to apply

Please submit your cover letter, QEF Application Form, CV and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.  The QEF Application form includes a section for your statement explaining why you would be a suitable for this role

All applications to be submitted by email or post to Paul Graham or emailed to paul.graham@qef.org.uk

A copy of the QEF Application Form can be downloaded here.