Occupational Therapist

Waltham Forest, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTW405681_1605898733
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2020-11-20
  • Location: Waltham Forest, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-19
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Occupational Therapist forthe Adults and Communities teams for Barnet Council.

Main duties:

  • To provide a quality Occupational Therapy service to adults arising out of the Council's duties and powers under legislation and in accordance with divisional and area policy, procedures, guidelines and the professional practice standards for Occupational Therapists
  • To provide appropriate, professional occupational therapy assessments of older people, adults with physical and sensory needs or learning disability and carers with a focus on meeting the social care outcomes as articulated in the Department of Health's Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework
  • To safeguard adults and carers at risk of harm and promote Making Safeguarding Personal principles and their wellbeing
  • To undertake and review individualised and outcomes-led care and support. To ensure that the wellbeing principles are at the heart of assessment and care and support planning
  • To support people to maintain their health, wellbeing and independence by providing access to good quality information and advice and signposting to local preventative services, with a focus on building their resilience and strengths to stay well and achieve the outcomes that are important to them
  • To promote a culture of continuous development and professional development including to enhance the quality of practice and staff wellbeing

Skills and experience:

  • Recognised qualification as an Occupational Therapist Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Accredited Best Interest Assessor
  • Relevant experience of operating effectively in an Occupational Therapy role Understanding and experience of operating with a comprehensive assessment framework including selfassessment
  • Experience of undertaking moving and handling assessments and demonstrating the use of equipment including professional advice and support
  • Experience of providing specialist equipment and major adaptations
  • Experience of preparing clear and accurate correspondence, reports and other written documentation

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