Occupational Therapist

Town/City London SW16 3JB
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer British Home and Hospital

Other benefits

Free On-Site Parking
Free Hot Meal Per Shift
10% Employer Contribution Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Refer-a-Friend Bonus Scheme
Long Service Recognition
Training & Development Opportunities
Up to 25 Days Annual Leave

Vacancy details

  1. Take the lead role in the delivery of occupational therapy
  2. To provide clinical effective, person-centred and evidence based occupational therapy assessment and intervention.
  3. To promote an enablement culture and approach to care within the British home
  • Deliver complex service activities and manage caseloads to ensure intended outcomes are delivered within agreed service standards.
  • Responsible for providing comprehensive assessment, treatment and evaluation for all patients screened for referral, including those with complex and highly complex presentation, in a timely manner. Working closely with the multidisciplinary team as part of the team, in the planning and carrying out of treatment.
  • Attend and participate in case conferences and ward meetings appropriate to the clinical setting.
  • Prioritise day-to-day management of own caseload, delegating activities to the therapists as appropriate.
  • Assess for and provide aids and adaptive equipment to increase or enable independent function, teaching compensatory techniques as required. These include but are not limited to feeding, dressing, employment and self-medication aids. Responsible for providing information and instruction for the safe use of the items provided.

Working With Others


  1. To support the Head with aspects of team management e.g.(but not an exhaustive list)
  2. Work in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for people in the service

Leading By Example

  1. To contribute to the day-to-day coordination of the physiotherapy service within and have responsibility for the management and delivery of a physiotherapy service to a neurological caseload
  2. To be aware of funding arrangements for all residents.


  • Be responsible for the safe use of equipment used in carrying out therapy duties and report any hazards or defects for repair through the appropriate channels
  • Maintain good relationships with other multi-professional visiting the home
  • Experience of working with a range of partner organisation’s.
  • Knowledge of the enabling approach to support people to meet their full potential
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • To comply with all statutory requirement and legislation i.e. Health & Safety, COSHH, Moving and Handling, Fire Safety, Environmental Health etc
  • This job description is not exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with your position at the request of the Director of Care or person in charge of the home.
  • It is a condition of employment that this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.


Personal Responsibilities 

  1. Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by the management
  2. To be responsible for maintaining own HCPC registration as an Occupational Therapist and for continued professional development to meet the requirements of Clinical Governance.
  3. To keep up to date with national and local guidance policies including new legislation pertinent to OT.

How to apply

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