Occupational Therapist

  • Temporary
  • Walsall

Walsall Council

Job Title: Occupational Therapist 
Service Area: Adult Social Care 
Section: Social care & Inclusion 
Location: Walsall Civic Centre/Pinfold Health Centre
Salary: £29.99 per hour 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered as an Occupational Therapist with the HCPC
  • Ability/willingness to travel from location to location
  • Some working outside normal office hours may be required
  • Enhanced Adults DBS

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience in an appropriate health or social care setting for senior post
  • Experience of working in partnership with other agencies/disciplines
  • Experience of devising individual support packages for vulnerable adults with complex needs

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess the needs and abilities of service users with specific reference to their functional ability, and where appropriate, work with them and others to develop an individual care/support plan with clear objectives based on their input, desired outcomes and the management of risk to optimise independence and choice.
  • Agree care and support plans and any resource allocation (where relevant)
  • Provide support and advice to service users and carers on how their needs could be partly or wholly met by access to universal and other non-care services.
  • Plan, implement and/or oversee reablement programmes to improve and maintain independence either at home or in any other appropriate setting
  • Take responsibility for prescribing, ordering and ensuring timely delivery of equipment, including assistive technology, either from the Integrated community Equipment Service or from any other designated supplier

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Dip COT / BSC OT

To apply for this job email your details to andrea.nemcova@startingpointrecruitment.co.uk.