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VACANCY FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 

Location: Manchester and Accrington

Hours: 4 days per week

Salary: Dependent upon experience

RDAC Manchester has an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist.  This is a part time role which will be for 30 hours per week over 4 days.  The successful candidate will deliver assessments, working from RDAC locations in both Manchester and Accrington.  On occasions, this role may also be required to provide holiday cover for RDAC staff in other locations (travel and accommodation expenses will be covered).

As an accredited member of Driving Mobility, RDAC is a successful and forward thinking established organisation with a number of Assessment Centres throughout the UK.  You will deliver assessments to clients with a diverse range of medical conditions and therefore you should be experienced in both physical and cognitive assessment.  Working as part of an assessment team, together with a Driving Advisor you will follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals. You must be able to work on your own initiative in a busy environment.  The ability to multi-task and demonstrate exceptional organisational skills are essential.  You will liaise regularly with the RDAC administration team to ensure referrals are processed accurately, assessments are delivered effectively, and quality reports are generated. The successful candidate will have good educational standards and must be able to use Microsoft software packages.  You will also need experience of working with clients with a broad range of medical conditions.

The successful candidate must be a qualified Occupational Therapist and hold a full driving licence.

A full induction package and training will be offered, and you will be expected to complete an accredited academic qualification within 5 years of employment.

For further details, or to discuss this role please contact Sean Barratt by telephone (0300 300 2240) or email ( sbarratt@rdac.co.uk )

Closing date: Friday 6th September

 

VACANCY FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 

An exciting opportunity to work in the charity sector with a great team at the Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC).

To be based in the midlands – New Head Office will be in Meriden, currently Aston with travel to cover other RDAC centres (travel expenses and accommodation costs will be covered).

Band 5 or 6 (pay according to level of experience)

Full-time Monday to Friday (37 hours)

To start: ASAP

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Therapist (full-time) to be involved with assessment and advice for people wishing to drive and/or access vehicles with various health problems and disabilities, working in conjunction with Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) and administration team.  We also offer some paediatric services – child car seat clinic, Bugzi and Tryb4ufly.  Our head office is in Birmingham with further office bases in Oxford and Manchester, and outreach centres in Willenhall, Leamington, Worcester, Cannock, Northampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester and Hull.

An induction period is provided with further training on the job and ongoing supervision and professional development.  There will also be a mandatory post-graduate certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility to be completed within 5 years of employment.

For further information please contact Clare Jones (Assessment Team Manager), email: cjones@rdac.co.uk or call: 0121 359 4222 (Office hours 8.00am – 4.00pm).  Please see our website for more detail on what work we do as a charity www.rdac.co.uk.

 Please contact me directly to express your interest with a copy of your CV and detailing why you would like the post, along with relevant work experience.

All applications to be received by Friday 27th September 2019.  Interviews will take place early October.

Thank you

Clare Jones

Assessment Team Manager

Occupational Therapist

 

 

 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Starting salary £30,401 (rising to £33,176 in April 2020) pro rata

Part Time – 3 or 4 days per week

An exciting and exceptional opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist at Wessex DriveAbility. We are a small but supportive team and an accredited member of Driving Mobility.

You will be working in a team with a Driving Advisor to carry out assessments with clients with a diverse range of medical conditions focusing on both physical vehicle control and cognitive assessment

The role comprises:

  • Enabling people to remain independent on the road by using problem-solving skills to assess for appropriate adaptations to overcome physical disabilities
  • Working alongside driving professionals to follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals.
  • Using clinical reasoning and evaluating skills to assimilate findings, make recommendations and produce written reports.

The successful candidate must be a qualified Occupational Therapist and hold a full driving licence, however no previous experience of driving assessments is necessary as a full induction package and training will be offered.

Work will predominantly be in our Southampton Centre, however travel to outreach locations in Ferndown, Basingstoke, Newbury, Salisbury and the Isle of Wight will sometimes be necessary. Travel to outreaches is undertaken in work time and full expenses will be paid.

Hours of work are 22.5 or 30 per week, and a flexi time system is in place.  A generous annual leave allowance will be provided along with a pension scheme.

To obtain a full job description and person specification please ring 023 8055 4100, email: jodie@wessexdriveability.org.uk or visit: https://www.wessexdriveability.org.uk/vacancies/

To apply, please submit your CV along with a covering letter to: jodie@wessexdriveability.org.uk

There is no closing date for this application, we will interview as we receive applications