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Job Reference: 48419

Occupational Therapist

  • Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £26.82 - £26.82

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Occupational Therapist to work with the Adult Social Care Team in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £26.82 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

Use of Occupational Therapy (OT) philosophy and the delivery of interventions focussing on promoting independence by supporting individuals to maximise their occupational performance in the activities that are important to them. Using OT core skills, including activity analysis, understanding the impact of disability and the environment on independence and knowledge of adaptive solutions to reduce dependence.

Working to deliver a range of interventions including; information, advice, safeguarding and full case management as well as environmental adaptation, equipment provision and the use of a reabling approach.

Be responsible for providing a person-centred service through specialist clinical assessment within the context of Adult Social Care and Health policy and legislation. Screening and assessing, both face to face and over the telephone, using clinical Occupational therapy skills and specialised therapy work. Providing support, advice and training as applicable to a range of staff including non-professionally registered workers, students (including OT and Social Work) across adult services.

Key Responsibilities:

      Lead on cases using an asset and strength-based approach, completing an assessment of the needs of individuals with complex medical presentations and needs, contribute by triaging to identify the appropriate service to meet their needs, including leading in discussions with other professionals.

Providing advice and information to colleagues and other professionals, as required on specific cases, relating to people with complex physical disabilities regarding solutions such as equipment, adaptations and the use of a reabling approach to promote independence.

Where it is appropriate to best meet the needs of the individual, the role will include the full range of care management activities including Review and Care Planning activities and supporting carers.

Leading on investigations where there are concerns regarding the safety of vulnerable individuals.

Leading on the development and delivery of training and providing clinical support to professionally qualified and non-professionally registered workers, to further their expertise, skills and knowledge in this area of work.

Lead on the delivery of Occupational Therapy practice and intervention, combining the clinical knowledge of medical conditions with an understanding of the impact of disability, supporting the individual and/or their carer to find or learn alternative techniques for completing their desired activities.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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