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Occupational Therapist
through OfinityHealth in UAE - Dubai

Occupational Therapist at OfinityHealth in UAE - Dubai

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Posted on January 25, 2017
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  • Job level Experienced
  • Pays salary of AED 1,111 - AED 2,222 /month
    (Fixed Salary)
  • Languages Fluent English is a Must

Job details

A leading healthcare provider in Dubai is looking for Occupational Therapist with DHA License.

You'll need to:

• develop a rehabilitation programme to help rebuild lost skills and restore confidence;

• advise on home and workplace environmental alterations, such as adjustments for wheelchair access;

• teach anxiety management techniques;

• help people to return to work;

• advise on specialist equipment to help with daily activities;

• coach people with learning difficulties or poor social skills, in handling money and social interaction;

• mentor people on how to control their own behaviour;

• liaise with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, equipment suppliers and architects, as well as patients' families, carers and employers;

• write reports and attend multidisciplinary case meetings to plan and review ongoing treatment;

• organize support and rehabilitation groups for carers and clients;

• train students and supervise the work of occupational therapy assistants;

• Manage a caseload, prioritizing needs and completing administrative tasks such as patient and budgetary records.

What to expect

• You may need to be flexible about the geographical area in which you're willing to work when applying for entry-level positions.

• You can work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community facilities, schools, businesses, prisons and people's own homes.

• Some areas of work can be challenging and require physical and mental strength, flexibility and stamina.

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