Service Care Solutions Ltd

Occupational Therapist

🔍 Job Title: Occupational Therapist with Major Adaptation Experience

👥 Team: Adult Social Care

Hours: Up to 37 per week

📍 Location: Haringey

Duration: ASAP until August 2024 with a likely contract extension

💰Rate of Pay: £37 per hour dependent on experience, PAYE or Ltd company

🔑 Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist with a specialization in major adaptation to join our multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in assessing service users, facilitating independence, managing complex health needs, and promoting holistic wellbeing.

📋 Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessments of service users with complex care and therapy needs across the First Response, Reablement, and Assessment Service teams.

  • Support service users in setting client-centered goals to promote independence and wellbeing at home.

  • Assess and provide equipment to improve independence in daily activities and reduce the risk of injury, including manual handling assessments.

  • Independently manage a caseload, prioritizing effectively and managing time efficiently.

  • Identify service users appropriate for Continuing Health Care to manage complex health needs.

  • Identify and address Safeguarding concerns, adhering to Inter-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults.

  • Assess capacity and decision-making abilities as per the Care and Mental Capacity Act.

  • Ensure cost-effective service provision and recommend specialist equipment and adaptations in line with eligibility criteria and departmental guidelines.

  • Complete carers assessments to support informal carers and manage the risk of carer breakdown.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records using council's IT systems and ensure compliance with statutory and local protocols.

  • Uphold confidentiality regarding service users and information obtained during employment, in accordance with data protection regulations.

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships across Adult Social Care and other specialist agencies.

  • Promote Occupational Therapy services to external organizations and provide guidance on service provision.

  • Provide supervision and support for OT Assistants and junior team members, including training and professional development.

  • Recommend changes in the Occupational Therapy role and service delivery as necessary and act as a skills resource for professionals across Adult Social Care and partner services.

  • 🎓 Qualifications and Experience:

    - Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.

    - Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

    - Significant experience in occupational therapy with a focus on major adaptation.

    - Knowledge of relevant legislation and best practices in adult social care.

    - Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

    - Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

    📝 Application Process:

    Please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position to

    • Start: ASAP
    • Duration: 6 Months
    • Rate: £30 - £37 per hour + £250 Welcome Bonus
    • Location: Haringey, England
    • Type: Contract
    • Industry: Other
    • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
    • Contact: Brett Smith
    • Tel: 01772 208 961
    • Fax: 01772 471473
    • Email: to view click here
    • Posted: 2024-04-10 09:09:56 -

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