Locum Occupational Therapist Social Services

  • Location:Dorset
  • Salary: £24.00 p/h
  • Consultant:Katie Ibbetson
  • Telephone:07753 101 651


The stunning Country of Dorset is coasting you in.. It’s known for the Jurassic Coast, a long stretch on the English Channel where the cliffs contain many fossils, and rock formations show millions of years of geological history.

I’m on the search for an inspired Occupational Therapist who is looking for an exciting challenge that will go in hitting the ground running. If this is you reading this, does Dorset attract you?

• Full Time
• Duration: 3 Months
• The suitable candidate will be working within the Dorset Social Services hospital Social Work team. The role covers three days at Poole Hospital and two days at Bournemouth. All inpatient wards are covered across the hospitals where there are Occupational Therapy requirements to support a safe and timely discharge.
• To provide expert information and advice to SW’s or Assessment Support Coordinators (ASC), within the hospital teams on Occupational Therapy matters to complete joint assessments where appropriate and jointly assess with inpatient therapists to assess manual handling options to enable customers to return home, at the earliest opportunity promoting independence and their wellbeing outcomes.
• To inform and update inpatient therapists and SW’s within the hospital teams, on equipment available via NRS or alternative equipment options outside of standard stock items, which could be utilised for customers upon discharge.
• Provide support and guidance to informal and formal carers in their role. To liaise with the relevant locality office to transfer any further follow up beyond the 4 week post discharge.

Why RIG Healthcare?
Simple registration process with a dedicated compliance team, smooth weekly payments with an experienced payroll team. One specialist recruiter from registration to post-placement who will work with you exclusively and as a priority. CPD contribution scheme* Fantastic referral scheme* Nationwide locum and permanent job opportunities.

To apply for this or more occupational therapy jobs, please contact the RIG Healthcare’s Occupational Therapy Team on 01423 790 362, or send your CV to Katie.ibbetson@righealthcare.co.uk

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