Occupational Therapist (Social and Healthcare Qualified)

Location Derbyshire, England
Salary £21.79 - £23.89 per hour
Discipline
Must be a registered Occupational Therapist preferably with experience of working in Adult Social Care, including moving and handling assessments, assessments for aids and adaptations to promote independence, IT skills to facilitate remote assessments. DFG Applications.
Will need to be able to travel around North East Derbyshire District Council area for home visits.
 

Assisting disable people in independent living within the community, so that maximum independence in the physical, psychological, social and economic aspects of life are achieved. Providing and maintaining high standards of professional practice in the Area of Occupational Therapy service.

 

Key relationships:

 

Line Manager

 


Key result areas include:

 

Provide appropriate services for disabled child and adults. This will include visiting or advising on the need for occupational therapy services and assessing individual’s needs in relation to their full participation in the community.

 

Make recommendations on of furthering the client’s independence, including any necessary domestic adaptations and the issue of personal aids.

 

Maintain good relationships with other staff and agencies in order to ensure the provision of a high standard and co-ordinated service delivery to disabled service users and their carers.

 

Provide a support service for service users across the Department in consultation with Service Managers and heads of establishments.

 

Provide professional support and advice to colleague Occupational Therapists and other staff both within area offices and other outlets of the Department.

 

Keep up to date with the current developments in Occupational Therapy and other relevant issues and to ensure that area colleagues are informed.

Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of service and endeavouring to ensure that they are known, and appropriate to all sections of the community