Community Social Services Occupational Therapist

Community / Social Ot
Band 6
Oxfordshire, South Central
Up to £35 per hour

Community Social Services Occupational Therapist

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JustOT are looking to recruit a band 6 Community Social Services Occupational Therapist for a locum position with our client in Oxfordshire.

The pay for this position is £35 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our team

Work within the requirements of the Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 1983 and any other relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice, providing personalised information and advice to individuals, families and their carers.

Use strength based approaches, ensuring that in responding to eligible needs all options including the use of informal support networks, community resources, and the assessment of equipment and adaptations are explored in order to achieve identified outcomes.

To undertake timely and proportionate assessments, reviews and professional interventions and other duties relating to individuals, families and carers.

Ensure support plans are reflective of the persons needs and outcomes by providing a clear breakdown of how these are being met, regardless of determination of eligibility.

*Identify and make necessary arrangements where an individual would benefit from services which will improve and maintain independence, in particular reablement services and equipment including:

To assess for and provide equipment including Assistive Technology to meet needs and reduce risk
To assess and offer advice and facilitation of minor adaptations to properties
To assess and offer advice on moving and handling techniques (including postural management support) and the issue of appropriate equipment.

To make telephone enquiries, undertake face to face visits in the community, facilitate clinics and be responsible for the management and prioritisation of a caseload.

To participate in duty including telephone and emergency advice.

Fulfil the role of a trusted assessor; making an assessment of when to involve another social/health care professional where a specialist assessment, skill or intervention is required.

Identify and appropriately report any adult and children safeguarding concerns and carry out safeguarding enquiries in accordance with the Care Act 2014, local procedures and within the principles

Location - Witney

Successful candidates must hold a degree in occupational therapy and be HCPC registered.

When you work with JustOT, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible.

We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training and nationwide occupational therapy job opportunities.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

If you're interested in working as a locum with JustOT, apply now!

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