Occupational Therapist

Job description

Job purpose:

To be responsible for the occupational therapy assessment of individual needs and the initiation and coordination of a range of outcomes to meet them, promoting the principles of a strength-based approach, choice and control, and personalisation to ensure that people can assess and manage their own occupational performance needs, risks and uncertainties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting a Strength Based Approach which embeds the ethos of promoting independence and personalisation, to ensure that people can assess and manage their own needs, risks and uncertainties within their chosen living environment and meet their identified short and long term, delaying the need for long term care and support.
  • Identifying community and other natural support resources, maximising individual’s assets and capabilities by using preventative/universal services and other funding sources, inline with the Adult Social Care Strategy.
  • Providing professional information, advice and support to people and their carers, other staff and colleagues, by building positive relationships and partnerships.
  • Following appropriate training, undertaking occupational therapy related assessments using a range of health and social care tools.
  • Organising and managing your workload independently, under the supervision and guidance of the OT senior Practitioner and/or Team Manager.
  • Always having regard for the confidential nature of the work and not to discuss or disclose information to unauthorised parties.


  • An Occupational Therapy Qualification recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Registration with HCPC.
  • Detailed knowledge of community care services within a health or social care setting.
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation in relation to adult social care services and occupational therapy.
  • At least two years’ experience of care work gained through training, paid employment or extensive personal experience or voluntary work.
  • Evidence of Continual Professional Development (CPD) meeting the standards of the professional regulator.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping 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.

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.

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

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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