Occupational Therapist - 10 Vacancies - North London - £30,000 - £37,000pa
Our client in North London are looking for 10 Occupational Therapists to join their integrated service.
Last year, the council set up their brand new integrated model which has successfully brought together health and social care professionals, working closely together, learning from each other and delivering joined up services.
- Full support and development opportunities through a range of blended learning and development opportunities
- An established clear progression scheme for Level 1, 2 and 3 Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.
- 22 days holiday (increasing after 5 years of service) and a generous pension scheme.
- Our staff benefit from our employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts on a wide range of health and leisure activities, travel, shopping and much more.
- Agile and flexible working across the organisation
The primary purpose of this role is to:
- Undertake advanced holistic person-centred assessments, support planning and reviews of people with a range of health conditions and their carers, working within an integrated team using multi-disciplinary framework.
- Advanced understanding of the legal social care framework and all relevant policies and procedures.
- Undertake Mental Capacity assessments and develop an understanding of the best Interest Assessments.
- Provide a person-centred service which enables people to optimise and maximise their abilities by utilising a strength-based model and whole family approach to all interventions.
- Support people to maintain their independence, within their homes and by utilising support in the local community and their own personal networks.
- To support and work collaboratively with health colleagues to ensure people receive the required health and social care support within the community, are discharged from hospital within agreed timeframes with appropriate support mechanisms in place, prevent hospital admission and pro-actively work with the principles of admission avoidance.
- Will undertake OT specialist assessment and provide the support planning element if social care needs are identified for people and their carers.
- Use advanced knowledge and skills to develop and advise on rehabilitation plans, promoting choice and independence, as well as advising on the need for adaptations which will promote the independence of disabled people.
- Support service users and their carers during assessment, support planning and review to identify and purchase aids, assisted technology and adaptations and to fit, adjust and demonstrate their use within the person's home where appropriate.
- Develop and maintain high professional standards, within your role and the service and promote integrated working methods within the service.
For further information, please contact Jamie Ryding on 0203 687 1089 or email@example.com