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Community Social Services Occupational Therapist

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  • Speciality: community / Social OT
  • Grade: Band 6
  • Salary: Up to £30.5 per hour
  • Location: London, London
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J114093

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

The pay for this position is £30.50 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 with Sound Local authority experience. Knowledge of equipment, Major and minor adaptations.
Experience of functional assessment experience of working with people with disabilities/vulnerable people.
Understanding of Major Adaptations.
To deliver the best service for our residents, this role is office based, working along side the Team Manager.
Visits to residents homes will be required. To ensure collaboration with our partner agencies the working pattern is 9am to 5pm with some flexibility as to start and finish time in agreement with the Team Manager.
The role involves provision of information, advice, assistance and advocacy to support service users who wish to repair, adapt or improve their home.
To identify their needs though review of referral information and to discuss the options for addressing these through the Home Improvement Agency and other agencies.
To be the main point of contact for the service user throughout the process to support them to follow through with their chosen options and maintain communication, demonstrating sensitivity, flexibility and sound professional judgement.
To be proficient in the use of information technology and to document case work clearly Understand and demonstrate the council's values and behaviours, working collaboratively with colleagues, attending meetings and proactively contributing and problem solving. Working proactively to develop relationships with partners and other stakeholders to help build a sustainable highly effective organisation and develop our reputation as a successful council delivering great value for its residents.
Skills Required:
1. Effective communication, written and verbal, able to communicate complex information in a way that is meaningful and easy to understand.
2. Self-motivated and organised, takes responsibility for own learning. Willingness to learn new information and new skills
3. Excellent time and work load management - using a variety of techniques and a commitment to work to process
4. Flexible approach to work, willingness to take responsibility for agreed tasks in agreement with Team manager
5. Proactive problem solving, brings challenges to team manager for collaborative discussion, implements agreed actions and reviews effectiveness of work

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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