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Surrey County Council - OT - Adult Locality Team

Surrey County Council - OT - Adult Locality Team

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £26 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    26

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1591949904

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Surrey County Council is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their Adult Locality Team.

You will be required to:

  • To focus on individual's disruption to daily functioning and empower them to achieve their optimum level of independence through a wide range of 1:1 or group interventions relating to interests, skills, abilities, goals and risks.
  • To support people in our care to establish healthy, meaningful routines with a balance between activities of self-care, leisure and productivity.
  • To confidently use occupational therapy models and assessments to inform care plans and to assess progress and change. To be involved in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans and risk assessments.
  • To develop a unit-wide & individualised out of hours structured activity programmes and to support with the implementation of these activities. To support all staff in understanding the role of Occupational Therapy and purpose and function behind individual and group activities offered.
  • To communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary team and to develop good working relationships with other organisations that are able to help individuals achieve their goals, including Vocational Specialists, User Employment Co-ordinator, colleges, training providers and voluntary agencies.
  • To work with individuals to facilitate access and engagement in a range of activities, working across boundaries of care and organisations. To ensure that patients understand and are assisted to engage in pathways of care across sector/agency boundaries.
  • To deliver a high standard of support and care to patients and their carer's, promoting their equality, dignity and mental well being at all times.
  • To work with people in our care to achieve their identified SMART goals.
  • To engage in regular supervision and professional development activities consistent with the requirements of the post.
  • To develop a rapport within appropriate and transparent boundaries.
  • Help to identify early signs of relapse or crisis by monitoring the service user's progress, level of functioning and mental state and alert the appropriate staff involved in the individual's care.
  • Attend and participate in team/care plan review meetings as appropriate and to maintain adequate records as required by existing procedures.
  • Training and personal development
  • To undertake driving duties/use of public transport as required to fulfil the requirements of the post

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