Occupational Therapist Job Caribbean
London, Greater London, England
JustOT have an incredible opportunity for an experienced occupational therapist to establish a new OT service in the beautiful and exotic British Virgin Islands. You will be working for an established physical health provider who are looking to expand their services and are recruiting an occupational therapist for the team.
Pay: £40,000 - £50,000 - minimal tax! (Band 7)
Position: Physical Health
Duration: Permanent - Min 2-year contract
Location: Tortola, British Virgin Island
Essential: Fluent English
You will be a specialist in physical health e.g. neurological disabilities, including stroke and acquired brain injury patients in adult as well as paediatric populations. The current caseload will be approximately 80% adult and 20% paediatrics.
You will be tasked with the development of the services, and can engage with local authority and hospital services to develop the service and build your caseload.
*Meet the patient's goals and needs and provide quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
*Help patient develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving manual arts and crafts, practice in functional prevocational, vocational and homemaking skills.
*Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest.
*Prepares patient for return to employment by consulting with employers; determining potential employee difficulties; retraining employees; helping employers understand necessary physical and job result accommodations.
To be considered for this role you must have proven experience in physical rehabilitation, be currently registered with your location state registration e.g. HCPC, a degree in occupational therapy, be willing to commit to a minimum 2-year contract. You must be a proactive person with drive and tenacity to develop a new service.
In return you will be offered a generous salary; relocation cost covered up to $2000.00, health and dental insurance after probation and standard holiday entitlement and CPD training hours allocated for development.
If you would like more information, including a full job description and person specification, or for an informal confidential discussion please call Simon on Apply.
- £ 40000 - 50000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 18 May 2017
Closes 15 Jun 2017
This job was posted to: Occupational therapist