JustOT is working on an exciting Senior Occupational Therapist role in the Reigate, Surrey area.
Senior Occupational Therapist Band 7 Reigate
Adult Social Care
Full Time - 36 hrs per wk
Salary £37,000 - 39,000
As a senior member of the team, you will have an influence on the future development of the service. You'll bring our reablement ethos to life, leading holistic assessments of social care needs and planning support across a dedicated caseload. In all that you do, you'll promote independence, choice and control. You will take every opportunity to support and develop those around you. Working closely with families and carers, you'll play a vital role in supporting people from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of needs.
Our client is looking for a professionally qualified and registered OT with proven, excellent, supervisory skills and a proactive, person-centred approach to your work. A substantial contemporary post-registration track record, including routine experience of complex casework and risk assessment, is crucial. Knowledge of social care policy and legislation is essential, as is a background in working directly with people with variable, unstable or challenging social care needs. The ability to get the best out of others and work collaboratively with partner agencies is equally important, and you must have outstanding assessment skills.
Successful applicants will be skilled at communicating and working with people with social care needs and have experience of visiting them in their own homes or their care setting. You will be confident and competent in working with people with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments. You will have well developed skills in professional assessment and risk assessment, excellent communication skills and the ability to work professionally in a multidisciplinary / multi-agency context.
The successful candidate will have:
*An ability to undertake moving & handling assessments; major adaptation assessments for the Disabled Facilities Grant; and knowledge of specialist equipment
*Knowledge of support planning and carers assessments
*Flexibility to work across the County of Surrey and also visit placements across the county
*An Occupational Therapy degree / registration with HCPC / current M&H training
*Car driver is essential
Employee Benefit Include:
*Flexible working supported where possible
*laptop and mobile supplied
*24 days annual leave,
*local government salary-related pension offered,
*discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme
To apply, or for further information, please contact Sean Keohan on 0207 045 3325