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Job Reference: 48464

Occupational Therapist – Adult Social Care

  • King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £28 - £32

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Occupational Therapist to work with the Adult Social Care Team in West Norfolk. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying from £28.00 – £32.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

To assess the occupational and functional potential, limitations and ability of disabled people of all ages, including children.

To work collaboratively with the service user, their support network/family, and other agencies to enable service users to achieve and maintain balance in their activities of daily living.

To formulate and implement intervention plans aimed at reducing the impact of disability and ill health.

To utilise OT skills in a variety of cases, analysing and adapting home environments to reduce the impact of disability and to promote function and social participation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage a caseload of cases as allocated or otherwise/in consultation with the Team Manager.
  • To assess the occupational and functional needs of disabled people in their own home and take appropriate action to enable, influence and motivate them to live as independently as possible in the community, with due regard to statutory requirements, departmental policy, quality of life and good professional practice.
  • To work with risk of all types and levels, helping and motivating individuals to take decisions and bring about change, including where there are health and safety/ mental capacity issues, thereby ensuring safer outcomes for service-users and increased independence and maximisation of abilities.
  • To formulate and implement intervention plans including reablement plans, aimed at reducing the impact of disability and ill health: plans may include specialist disability equipment, housing adaptations and graded plans of activities to be carried out by carers in reablement settings.
  • To promote the ongoing development of Personal Budgets and self-directed support with service-users and their carers.

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 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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