Ref. 62268

Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Location: Wembley, England
  • Salary: £23.93 - £23.93 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Occupational Therapy Assistant to work in Brent. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £23.93 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The working hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. 

The role:

  • To work with people with disabilities to encourage independence and choice within the community.
  • To undertakes all assessments from a strengths-based perspective so that the independence of all assessed clients is promoted and maximised
  • To ensure the provision of effective advice and guidance arising from the assessment
  • To ensure the most appropriate equipment/adaptations are provided to the client
  • To undertake carer’s assessments and reviews in accordance with the     statutory/regulatory and operational standards, policy and procedures. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assess the functional abilities, difficulties and needs of people with physical disabilities.
  • Support service users to set client centred goals to promote independence and wellbeing in the home environment.
  • Assessment and provision of equipment to improve independence with activities of daily living.
  • Assessment for major/minor adaptations (including completing accurate specifications) to home environment to enable independence and reduce risk of injury.
  • To recognise the needs of carers and involve them in the decision-making process.
  • To complete carers assessment to support informal carers in their role and manage risk of carer breakdown.
  • Complete person-centred support plans that address the carers needs and utilise the variety of universal and voluntary services available
  • To identify long term care needs when required, considering alternative services that can meet service user’s care and support needs.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A. 
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role. 
  • Compliance: Current DBS and references covering the last 3 years. 
  • Hours: 36 hours p/w.

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