The role is responsible to independently conduct all operations related to occupational therapy by observing all standards of operational rules and procedures. The role might be responsible for managing staff.
• To provide a high quality Occupational Therapy service, providing assessment
and intervention to patients who have complex clinical needs as a result of acquired neurological conditions
• Carry out home assessments and assist with discharge facilitation for in-patients with neurological impairments and other clinical areas as per requirements.
• Carry out follow up home assessments for patients that were provided with high dependency chairs and powered mobility to ensure their safety and independence at home.
• Work with people with complex needs, which may include a combination of
Physical, cognitive, sensory, psychological and social needs
• Attend multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meetings as the occupational therapist representative for individual patients, to inform complex discussions, gain a full range of information prior to planning person centered goals, analyze options for meeting goals and participate in the clinical decision making process and development of comprehensive MDT plans for discharge.
• Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of goal orientated rehabilitation programme.
• Provide cover to other clinical areas including paediatrics and hand therapy as required by the OT service.
• Experience and knowledge in the assessment and treatment of patients with complex disabilities.
• Broad experience in neuro-rehabilitation
• Experience carrying out simple/complex seating assessments
• Knowledge of OT standardized assessments and outcome measures.
• Experience in disabled Home assessments and home modifications to suit client needs.
• Understanding of professional ethics and their application and practice
• Ability to work as a member of multi-disciplinary team
• Ability to carry out the Occupational Therapy process.
• Acute hospital discharge skills
• Good communication skills
• Prioritizing and problem solving skills
a. BSc in Occupational Therapy
b. Graduate from an accredited Diploma course in Occupational Therapy (NLT 3 years syllabus)
c. Membership in a recognized international agency
b. and Current National License
a. NLT 2 years post graduate, licensed experience as an Occupational Therapist in relevant experience with patients with same diagnosis seen in acute care hospital or Rehab Facilities.
BSc or 3 year Diploma in Occupational Therapy