Occupational Therapist (Community Role)
Contract Type: Temporary/Interim
Salary: £25-£30 per hour
3 month contract with view to extend.
Spencer Clarke Group are currently seeking an Interim Occupational Therapist to join clients community-based team. This role plays a crucial part in supporting the social care needs of citizens living in their own homes and extra care environments.
- Provide occupational therapy assessments to determine the needs of individuals in the community.
- Implement and review moving and handling plans, ensuring the safety and well-being of service users.
- Prescribe and recommend minor aids, equipment, and engage in minor works to facilitate independence.
- Collaborate with other statutory services, demonstrating excellent communication skills and building strong working relationships.
- Support person-centered care (POC) by tailoring interventions to meet the unique needs and goals of each individual.
- Actively engage with and refer to other relevant services to ensure comprehensive and holistic care.
- Work collaboratively within a fast-paced environment, adapting to the evolving needs of service users and the team.
- Recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy and registered with the HCPC.
- Proven experience in a community-based Occupational Therapy role.
- Sound knowledge of enablement principles, moving and handling techniques, and the prescription of aids and equipment.
- Ability to carry out minor works to support individuals in their homes.
- Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to engage with service users, colleagues, and other professionals.
- Proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to work autonomously in a collaborative team setting.
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