Our client in London is looking for OTs to join their team
Band 5,6 or 7 Occupational Therapist
Community / Physical Disabilities
Working from home , home visits if required
Our client in NW London is looking for OTs to join their team
You will be required -
To provide a specialist Occupational Therapy assessment and Adult Social Care service provision for our client's adult residents with substantial physical disabilities in accordance with relevant legislation and department eligibility criteria. In conjunction with the service user formulate a plan to enhance their independence through provision of equipment or through home adaptations. The needs of the carer are also to be carefully considered, assessed and where eligible addressed.
To directly manage in accordance with department procedures a caseload of service users as allocated by the Deputy Team Manager and or Team Manager.
To visit people with substantial disabilities in their own homes and carry out strengths based assessments and reviews of their functional needs and environmental difficulties, taking into account the needs of carers and other family members.
To arrange for the provision of equipment and minor adaptations that will meet the service users needs and give instructions on use of the equipment to both user and carers.
To prepare and revise care plans in accordance with departmental procedures.
To be willing to train and operate as a BIA and/or AMCP
To make referrals as appropriate for carers assessments and to other specialist agencies both in-house and externally.
To keep accurate records and case notes of all work carried out, using the depar policy, procedure and standards on case work recording.
To ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are met throughout the implementation of any work plan.
To undertake moving and handling assessments, arrange delivery and demonstration of equipment along with written reports and recommendations to ensure the safety of service users and carers.
To carry out moving and handling reviews as required.
To assess for and make written recommendations to the housing department to support housing needs.
To make written recommendations to Housing Associations for adaptations.
To work with surveyors from housing departments, housing associations and external Architects to design major adaptations and monitor the adaptation installation to ensure that the works meet service users needs.
To produce reports on the functional needs of service users where appropriate e.g. for re- housing, employment.
Our client will consider OTs of any level ie Band 5 upwards who would like to work in this area.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327.