Staff Grade Occupational TherapistApply now
To deliver an Occupational Therapy service in GALRO of the highest clinical standard.
Responsible for Occupational Therapy assessments, formulation of treatment plans and overseeing the application of Occupational Therapy interventions.
To liaise and communicate effectively and supportively with management, care staff and multi-disciplinary team members.
Maintain accurate electronic and hard copy records in line with clinical governance, GALRO requirements and GDPR regulation.
Responsible for supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants, guiding and supporting them in their day to day duties.
To act as a resource for front line care staff to consult with for the purpose of enhancing quality of care in relation to Occupational Therapy interventions.
Establish a suitable Occupational Therapy referral system that meets the needs of clients, GALRO and is in compliance with clinical governance, best practice and legislative requirements.
Develop treatment plans to be applied in various environments including home, community and controlled environments.
Develop specific rehabilitation programmes at Balsonna Barn that help clients gain lost skills and co-ordinate scheduled therapies.
Assess home environments and recommend adjustments needed to enhance the quality of life of the clients.
Advise on adaptive equipment to help clients with daily activities, sleep hygiene, mobility and physical supports.
Advise care staff and families on the application of treatments, treatment methods and the use of specific equipment required.
Support Occupational Therapy Assistants to maintain/develop professional standards of good practice.
Undertake and participate in clinical audits.
Present positive representation of the Occupational Therapy service at GALRO.
Engage in support/supervision with Occupational Therapist Lead and participate in a performance review.
Prepare professional reports relevant to Occupational Therapy input and promote the best interest and wellbeing of service users at meetings, reviews and conferences.