JustOT are working with a specialist neurological care and neuro-rehabilitation for people with physical illnesses, restricted mobility and difficult and diverse behaviours because of progressive or acquired neurological conditions.
Occupational Therapist Band 7/8 South East London
Full-Time (30 Hours per week)
You will be required too -
Lead the OT team in delivering OT for our client . They operate 24/7 365 days a year delivering care and predominantly slow stream rehabilitation for a younger adult service-user (client) base - mainly with Acquired Brain Injury and/or mental health or physical issues. The post holder's team works alongside service users, members of the Therapy and Social work Teams including Rehab Coaches (NRC), and other staff to deliver a 7-day a week service.
Clinical leadership and supervision of Occupational Therapist/s and ongoing development of Occupational Therapist's skills
Assist in staff recruitment and development to foster active engagement and rehab culture
Promotion and definition of occupational therapy at High View and promotion of activity / occupational focused culture throughout High View
Review and refine occupational therapy process and outcome measures.
Undertake audits of practice.
Work with other TDT (Trans-disciplinary Team members to develop and refine care pathway and service model
Overview of TDT, Integrated Care Plans (ICP) process with other managers. Develop ICP that is both accessible and relevant to individual Clients and progress is easily measurable.
Provide consultation / advice regarding OT aspects of service development
Lead on OT engagement with pre-admission assessment and care pathways,
Contribute to marketing, developing links with external community agencies and professional networks
Main Duties & Responsibilities to:
Maximise functional ability, increase independence and quality of life
Lead OT contribution to initial assessment and occupational assessments with service users
Plan and maintain individual and group therapeutic interventions that enhance the wellbeing and/or rehabilitation of the clients which meet agreed goals. This may include developing, handing over and reviewing support plans and guidelines.
Provide training/instruction to clients and co-workers to enable the clients to achieve maximum functional independence
Advise on equipment and environmental modifications or adaptations to assist daily living
Maintain accurate and concise case records and produce reports as necessary to support clients' progress against pre-determined outcomes and make recommendations on modified service provision or referral to other agencies
Lead OT engagement with the external agencies and Local Authority
Departments as appropriate to the job
Contribute to the development of the Service as appropriate
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of medical conditions and treatment, disability issues, legislation and departmental policies and practices and to liaise with colleagues and Service Managers regarding modifications in practice which may be required as a result the aforementioned
Promote awareness of the Service to other professionals and agencies
Undertake all of the above in accordance with Regulatory, Company and
Professional Standards, Policies & Procedures
Be responsible for ensuring that continued Professional Development of OT member requirements are met
Adhere to the HCPC Code of Conduct and College of Occupational Therapists
Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Participate in training and other development activities as required
To ensure that client data information is lawfully gathered, accurate and up-todate and only divulged in accordance with Data Protection legislation and the common law duty of confidentiality. Failure to apply these duties can lead to the individual or the Department facing court proceedings
To undertake any other duties as directed from time to time to meet the needs of the service
Offer a point of reference to colleagues.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327