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Job Reference: SB15

Occupational Therapist – Adult Social Care

  • Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £29.86 - £29.86

Seven Social Care are looking for a number of temporary Occupational Therapists to work with the Adult Social Care Team in Oxfordshire. These positions are initially for a period of 3 months and are paying £29.86 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To work within the requirements of the Care Act 2014, and any other legislation and guidance as may be relevant and the HCPC codes of practice, providing personalised information and advice, safeguarding, assessment, support planning, equipment, adaptations and review to individuals/families and their carers.

Ensuring that in responding to eligible need, all options including the use of informal support networks, community resources and the provision or arrangement of cost effective equipment and adaptations is explored in order to achieve identified outcomes. To fulfill the role of a trusted assessor; making an assessment of when to involve another adult social care professional where a specialist assessment, skill or intervention is required.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that they work within departmental policies, procedures and guidelines including but not limited to Data Protection Act, confidentiality and information sharing protocols, Oxfordshire Multi agency safeguarding procedures, and that these are adhered to and concerns raised in accordance with these policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the management and prioritisation of a caseload.
  • To make telephone enquiries, undertake face to face visits in people’s homes or another suitable venue, and to facilitate clinics.
  • To determine eligibility for services in accordance with the Care Act taking into account all daily living tasks and roles with consideration to people’s social, environmental and psychological needs.
  • To provide tailored advice and information to the individual’s needs and/or situation, referring to other agencies where applicable.
  • To undertake holistic assessments and take responsibility for meeting the needs of each allocated person and only involving another worker where necessary.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working as an Occupational Therapist in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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