Occupational therapist – Adult Social Care

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  • Salary:
    £20 - £28 / Per Hour
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    29th August 2019
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Job Description

Social Personnel are currently looking for an Occupational therapist to join an adults social care team based in west Sussex.

  • Ability to apply a risk enablement approach and use evidence based practice.
  • Ability to complete a strengths based assessment (as directed by the Care Act 2014).
  • Ability to develop a person centred care and support plan with clearly defined outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to use a variety of information technologies.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work and meet agreed performance expectations. 
  • Undertake strengths based assessments and reviews; gather information, record accurately and make decisions to support the persons needs and outcomes.
  • Proactively work with customers, carers, colleagues and other partners to achieve outcomes.
  • Implement Occupational Therapy interventions, including prescribing assistive technology, designing adaptations to peoples homes and providing information and advice to prevent, reduce or delay the need for ongoing support.
  • Record all interventions in line with policy and best practice recording principles.
  • Remain up to date with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures and codes of conduct, through engaging with training and development, including maintaining continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Contribute to the training and development of Occupational Therapy Assistants and students.

Ensure adults and children are safeguarded by identifying and escalating concerns where required and contributing to safeguarding enquiries.

Qualifications and/or experience:

  • Diploma /BSc Occupational Therapy or equivalent Occupational Therapy  qualification.
  • Registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • A market leading referral bonus, paid across 3 months, for every successful placement we make from someone you refer to us
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…


If this is something you see yourself doing please feel free to contact me on (0203-8705-807)

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