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  • Speciality: Social Services
  • Grade: Social Services
  • Salary: £31 - £32 per hour
  • Location: Lancashire, North West
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J99094

Just OT are recruiting for an experienced, HCPC registered, Senior Occupational Therapist to work with our well-respected client based in Lancashire

The location will be Central Lancashire. Currently all staff are working remotely or can touch down at Mill 14 Lancaster Officers.

***** WORKERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPLETE LATERAL FLOW TESTING TWICE WEEKLY. Looking for an Senior Occupational Therapist to work in a dynamic and forward-thinking Reablement therapy service contributing to a wide range of service areas including Reablement, Equipment and Adaptations and Moving and Handling. About our team: We are a team within Adult Social Care at Lancashire County Council comprising of Senior Social Workers, Social Care Support Officers and Senior Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapists and we are based in Preston. The team focuses on working closely with our Reablement provider, other Lancashire County Council teams CATCH/ICAT as well as collaborative working with our local Community Health & Social Care partners to prevent hospital admission and promote independence. The role As a Senior Occupational Therapist you will be able to undertake supervision and line management of junior staff whilst balancing the demands of a complex caseload. You will also be required to operate at a high level of autonomy and decision making, as well as supporting the Reablement Team Manager to develop the service. In this role you will play a vital role promoting independence through the use of SMART goals, equipment and adaptations in order to maximise independence, improve quality of life for service users and informal carers, and reduce to Single Handed Care, prevent or delay the need for formal or residential care. What we're looking for We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Occupational Therapists who can manage a varied complex caseload, utilising clinical reasoning skills knowledge of SMART goals, Single Handed Care approaches, specialist equipment, adaptations, and including moving and handling. We are also looking for someone with a good knowledge of occupational therapy processes to analyse referral information, triage in our morning 'huddles' allocate new referrals to the service and lead training sessions to support the development of staff. You will need to be flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing environment as well as having a commitment to improve the lives of our service users through creative, evidence based practice. The following key objectives will shape the activities of the council going forward. These are grouped into four themes. Our citizens * Growing up prepared for the future * Improving health and wellbeing * Supporting people in need Our communities * Making Lancashire communities safer * Making Lancashire communities stronger Our county * Promoting sustainable economic growth * Improving roads and transport * Protecting and improving our environment Our organisation Responding to significant financial, policy and service challenges means adapting our organisation to ensure it is fit for purpose while striving to ensure our customers receive the highest standards of service. This objective will shape the organisation in the future.

Pay Rate: £31.15 per hour
Full Time/ Flexible hours
Essential Requirements: HCPC registration, Social Services Experience

Not available for this position Why not recommend a friend or colleague and earn a referral bonus on successful placement (terms and qualifying period apply).

Additional benefits include:
-A dedicated one to one service
-Fast track registration process
-Excellent rates of pay
-Assistance with travel and accommodation
-Weekly pay - on time, every time
-Access to exclusive NHS and Private sector jobs
-No Registration Fee!
-Reimbursed DBSs
-Free online training available

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