Reablement Social Services Occupational Therapist

Reablement / Social Services
Band 6
Wiltshire, Avon Gloucester and Wiltshire
Up to £35 per hour

Reablement Social Services Occupational Therapist

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

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 Reablement Team

*To undertake occupational therapy assessments with customers. To plan for the provision of support and/ or services with customers in order to assist them meet their outcomes and to live as independently as possible fulfilling their individual potential.
*Manage a busy caseload including complex and challenging cases; provide support and guidance for the management of complex and challenging cases. Be able to reprioritise work according to individual customer and service needs.
*Undertake strengths based occupational therapy assessments working with customers with complex occupational needs and contentious situations (including assessment of mental capacity where appropriate); using your professional judgement to adapt your approach to the individual needs of the customer.
*Design and implement innovative reablement plans for people living in complex situations to enable customers to meet their goals and reduce need for ongoing support and minimise demand for long term care. This will include liaison and negotiation with family members and support staff on options to encourage independence and safe practice.
*Demonstrate competence in complex risk assessment and positive risk taking. Work with customers to manage risk and record actions and strategies agreed. Support other team members with management of risk.
*Coordinate the customer's reablement journey, in collaboration with the customer and/or family members. This will involve regular contact with the customer, members of the reablement team and relevant partners to evidence decision making in reviewing goals, planning interventions responding to change and evaluating progress for customers with complex physical, emotional or social needs.
*Undertake complex moving and handling risk assessments, using your expertise to record the recommendations in an format appropriate to the customers and/or carer's needs. Monitoring and evaluating risk and sharing information with the relevant parties including demonstration of recommended techniques.
*Assess for and recommend minor and major adaptations in accordance with the Care Act and Housing legislation and guidance with customers with complex physical or social barriers, within the reablement service. Use expert professional skills and judgement to analyse, discuss and negotiate options with the customer to improve accessibility within their own home or recommend re-housing. Establish and maintain good working relationship and carry out joint visits and assessments with other professionals e.g. GP's, Consultants and Health Therapists working with the customer. Seek advice from and refer to other disciplines as appropriate

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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