Occupational Therapist - Sutton Council

Posted 29 April 2024
Salary £33.00 - £35.00 per hour + Depending on experience
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameHolly Astrop

Job description

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within Sutton Council.

Job Purpose

  • We have an exciting opportunity for 2 experienced, innovative Occupational Therapists to join the London Borough of Sutton to review moving and handling needs and assess for optimal care.
  • You will have extensive experience in moving and handling assessments.
  • You will guide and support implementation of optimal care through robust risk assessment, positive risk taking, and strength based work.
  • You will have enthusiasm to enable people to live more independently, and promote positive outcomes for residents, as well as achieving savings through enabling optimal care.
  • You will be an excellent communicator, able to work in partnership with residents, their families, care providers and other professionals.
  • As a registered Occupational Therapist with experience in social care, you will be working across the borough completing targeted reviews.
  • You will be working closely with the multidisciplinary team of Social Workers and Assessment Officers.
  • You will also work closely with the other teams and partners to ensure that assessment and recommendations are robust and fully meet the needs of our residents.
  • You will make recommendations for equipment and adaptations, including major/substantial adaptations to assist people to maintain independence.
  • You will have sound knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Care Act, Housing Act and the principles of safeguarding. You will report to the Optimal Care Lead Occupational Therapist and receive monthly supervision and guidance, as well as informal support.
  • Sutton has embraced hybrid working. You will be required to be based in the office regularly and be able to visit people face to face in Sutton.
  • There will also be ample opportunities to work remotely.

You will need to be:

  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • 1st tier agency
  • Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly