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Occupational Therapist - South Tyneside

  • Job reference: DR0031
  • Location: Tyne and Wear
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
Job description: Service Care Health are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated Occupational Therapist to work for a council in South Shields.

You will be applying for the demanding role of Occupational Therapist within the elderly persons and physical disability team. This a 3 month, full time contract of 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Although, there are potential opportunities for permanent positions for those who perform to or above the desired standard.

You will need previous experience within an Occupational Therapist position that has developed your knowledge of disabled facilities grants, aids and adaptations and complex moving and handling. As such, you will be required to have an appropriate degree level qualification in Occupational Therapy with valid HCPC registration. You will also need to have excellent report writing skills, good IT skills and be able to communicate at all levels. As part of a busy team, you will need to be able to work under pressure and demonstrate personal resilience, flexibility and good time management skills. Additionally, you will have a strong commitment to improving the quality of life for elderly people, and appreciation of the importance of prevention and safeguarding.

The role is now available for an immediate start. If you are interested in this position please send a CV or enquiry to Daniel.Richards@servicecare.org.uk alternatively, call 01772 208961.

Service Care Health offer full compliance solutions, offering mandatory training, occupational health checks and DBS checks free of charge on a fast track service, ensuring that you are fully compliant and available for work with an immediate start.