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Locum Occupational Therapist, Adults Team, NW London, £32.00ph
Would you like to work in a service that is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults?
We need an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within the Adults & Communities Service based in North West London. This is a full time locum position initially for 2 months.
The Adults Service has a personalised approach with independence, choice and control being key to the multidisciplinary way of working.
You will work with people aged 18 and over in a friendly and supportive environment.
- To manage an allocated caseload of clients in compliance with statutory requirements
- To conduct or support individual assessments or facilitate self-assessments using the appropriate assessment tools and techniques
- To plan and set up appropriate personalised and outcome-led packages of support that maximise long-term independence and choice
- To assess for major adaptations such as stair-lifts and through-floor lifts
- To assess and provide justification for specialist equipment such as chairs and shower chairs
- To complete risk assessments of clients and carers including complex housing adaptation, DFG’s and equipment
- In line with the enablement approach, set up minor or major equipment and/or adaptations (including Telecare) providing general Occupational Therapy support and advice
- To have up to date manual handling training as you will be required to demonstrate different types of hoists and slings
- To maintain up to date, accurate and timely records of communication, decisions, actions and outcomes
- Recognised qualification as an Occupational Therapist
- Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the HCPC
- Relevant experience of operating effectively in an Occupational Therapy role
- Experience of providing specialist equipment and major adaptations
- Experience of undertaking moving and handling assessments and demonstrating the use of equipment
- Understanding of the Care Act
- Understanding of the Disabled facility grant criteria