Occupational Therapist – Adults Social Care

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Job Description

Social personnel are currently looking for an adults occupational therapist to join a social care team based in Harrow. 

Duties:

  • To ensure compliance with your responsibilities as laid out in the council’s equal opportunity policy and take an active role in promoting equality and diversity and to Harrow’s diverse community.
  • To ensure compliance with your responsibilities as laid out in the council’s health and safety policy and take an active role in promoting a positive health and safety culture.
  • To promote and participate in the council’s investors in people (IIP) and individual performance appraisal and development (IPAD) initiatives and information management best practice.
  • To ensure compliance with the council’s information security policies and maintain confidentiality.
  • To provide a service to adults with physical or sensory disabilities and their carers, including those who are terminally ill.  This includes working with individuals, and/or their families and multi disciplinary colleagues, providing practical assistance, advice and information, working with community supports and liaison with other agencies, seeking the help of other professionals as necessary.  
  • To assess, sometimes jointly with staff from other teams, service users needs including evaluating the level of risk, in accordance with agreed criteria and Departmental policies.  
  • To carry out telephone assessment and signpost service users requesting a range of  equipment and minor adaptations in order to promote independence to an accredited equipment provider.  
  • To monitor and review provision when required.  
  • To ensure, along with other colleagues in other parts of the department, that service users and their carers are involved in decisions about Structured Skills and Support Programmes. 

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…

Contact:

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

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