Social Care

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Job description

Working as an Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will be responsible for carrying out strengths-based occupational therapy assessments to carry out reviews for people in receipt of occupational therapy equipment, as well as domiciliary care.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working within the relevant legislative framework, local, organisational and national priorities, policies and procedures.
  • Providing comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions for residents and their carers with substantial needs, including advice, retraining, specialist equipment and recommendations for environmental adaptations.
  • Identifying and managing risks related to the provision and use of specialist equipment within the home environment.
  • Working in partnership with service users, their carers, other relevant professionals and colleagues.
  • Providing information, advice or signpost customers to a range of universal services.
  • Being responsible for recognising vulnerable people and following agreed procedures to ensure these people receive appropriate and timely support and interventions.
  • Proactively promoting activities and services that improve health and wellbeing.


  • An accredited Trusted Assessor Qualification.
  • Experience in carrying out effective OT assessments and using monitoring systems to record and store service and performance data.
  • Experience in actively supporting and promoting independence through a strength-based practice.
  • Ability to use a wide range of IT systems for recording purposes and case management.
  • Working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and related legislation that underpins Occupational Therapy Services.
  • Enhanced DBS - on the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.


  • Team: Information & Assessment Team
  • Duration: 3 - 6 months initially
  • Hours: 9 - 5 ~ Hybrid

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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