Occupational Therapist - Community & Welfare jobs in Malta - July 2024
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Occupational Therapist

Inspire , South of Malta

Published on 29 Aug 2023

Expired on 28 Sep 2023


Inspire Foundation in Malta is currently looking to recruit an Occupational Therapist to join their team on a full-time basis.

About the Company:
Inspire is a leading NGO in Malta helping hundreds of individuals with various disabilities to achieve their full potential, as we believe that everyone has a right to equality and inclusion. We do this by providing individuals and their families with educational, therapeutic and leisure services. We also advocate for inclusion, educate the public and raise awareness among peers.

General Scope and Purpose of Position:
Our Occupational Therapists are responsible for providing specialist assessment and interventions utilizing Occupational Therapy strategies for clients referred to such therapies. They shall also be responsible for monitoring & training staff directly involved in the implementation of the OT treatment plan, as well as attending client reviews.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Occupational Therapy to our clients within the programme as required
  • Manage a caseload of clients using Occupational Therapy skills including evidence-based, client-centred principles to assess, plan, implement & evaluate interventions
  • Plan & implement client-centred individual & group interventions, as well as domiciliary visits, using clinical reasoning & a wide range of interventions to achieve therapeutic goals
  • Monitor, evaluate & modify treatment for clients with multiple needs in order to measure progress & ensure the effectiveness of the intervention
  • Undertake therapeutic moving & handling of clients & equipment, within clinical & non-clinical settings
  • Provide supervision to our junior staff and to Occupational Therapy students on practice placement as necessary
  • Establish & maintain communication networks with clients, carers & other health workers & agencies
  • Maintain professional & adequate reporting systems in both verbal & written documentation form
  • Ensure that up-to-date written & electronic records, as well as activity data, are maintained in accordance with Inspire standards
  • Provide specialist Occupational Therapy reports relevant to the practice setting
  • Decide priorities for own work area, balancing other client-related & professional demands & ensuring that these remain in accordance with those of the service area
  • Actively participate in the collection of appropriate data & statistics as required by the organization
  • Liaise closely with the Programme Manager in monitoring the level & quality of service provision
  • Working within service standards and providing timely responses
  • Contribute to the operational planning & implementation of policy & service development related to Occupational Therapy
  • Assist in the delivery of delegated areas of the Occupational Therapy development plan within the Therapy Service as required
  • Actively engage in research & audit projects relevant to Occupational Therapy within the Therapy Service.


Qualification Requirements:

  • Bsc. Degree MQF level 6 in Occupational Therapy
  • Advantage will be given to candidates with previous experience/placements in a similar role
  • Be registered with the Council for the Professions Complimentary to Medicine (CPCM)
  • Proficiency in English and Maltese Language will be considered as an asset.


Why work with Inspire?
At Inspire, we prioritize the mental health and wellbeing of our employees. In addition to a competitive salary, commensurate to experience, we offer the below:

  • Ten additional days of leave, additional to statutory leave
  • Private health insurance package
  • Free mental health counselling sessions provided
  • Study leave
  • The opportunity to shape and change processes.

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Full Time
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