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Occupational Therapist

  • £25 - £30 per hour
  • South West London
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: OT00-09

Job Details

An important client of mine based within South West London are seeking an occupational therapist to work in Adult Social Care to join our experienced and enthusiastic occupational therapy team. The post is based in a multi-disciplinary team. This is on a locum basis paying between £25-£30 per hour

Your role will be to assess the needs of adults and older people with disabilities living at home and where necessary to arrange the provision of equipment and adaptations to increase their independence and to assist carers. Initially you will be linked to another OT for peer support and you will be supported by an experienced OT manager. Opportunities to develop your Professional Development Portfolio are available, and the attendance of training courses & skill sharing within the OT team are encouraged.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out home OT assessments for disabled adults and older people resident in the borough.
  • Promotion of single handed moving and handling care plans.
  • Providing recommendations for major adaptations, including Disabled Facilities Grant applications
  • Arranging the provision of equipment & minor adaptations.
  • Liaising closely with the Housing colleagues, health professionals and social workers