Occupational Therapist Assistant

Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, England
NE31 1FN
Seven Healthcare £ 11.7 - 14.61 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 11.7 - 14.61 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted
4 Aug 2022
Closes
1 Sep 2022

Job Description

Seven Resourcing are looking for 2 temporary Occupational Therapy Assistants to work in Hebburn. These positions are initially for a period of 3 months and are paying from £11.70 - £14.61 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available).

The role:

To provide a professional personalised occupational therapist service to adults with care and support needs, their families and carers living in South Tyneside, in line with the requirements of the Care Act. These may include people with a learning disability, autism, older people and people with physical and mental disabilities.

You will contribute to the development, performance, quality assurance and continuous improvement of Adults and Integrated Care. Ensuring services are responsive to the local and national landscape and contribute to the Council's aims and objectives within an overall framework that safeguards adults, promoting health, independence and wellbeing.

supervision, you will manage a caseload of clients requiring assessments and interventions appropriate to your level of expertise and personal development, to ensure those adults with care and support needs and their families and carers achieve their desired outcomes. You will ensure that policy objectives are met within your area of responsibility, whilst optimising service performance and use of available resources with a focus on value for money.

Key Responsibilities:

To provide functional assessment of short and long term need at a level of complexity appropriate to the post, facilitating choice through the promotion of independence, as allocated by your line manager and where requested.

Work with the adult or carer to develop an agreed care and support plan to achieve the identified outcomes to meet assessed eligibility need within resource allocation.

To refer, liaise, consult and work effectively with agencies and other professionals in order to meet identified needs.

Focussed on outcomes, emphasis will be placed upon rehabilitation, health promotion and adaptations to help prevent, reduce or delay the need for ongoing support in order to maximise independence in daily living activities.

Ensure care and support services are person centred, focused and promote independence, overall safety and well-being of vulnerable adults and where relevant vulnerable children.

To promote and embed the effective delivery of strength based approaches to support, maximising on an individual's strengths and community / family resources.

Provide professional support and information, guidance and advice on how needs could be partly or wholly met by universal and other non-care services.

Proactively work towards embedding personalisation into practice including but not limited to individual budgets, direct payments, self-assessment and self-directed support. Practice and support planning will be focused on outcomes rather than service driven.

Contribute to the reassessments and reviews of support packages as required, ensuring the right level of support is delivered only for as long as is needed and at a reasonable price, advising adults and carers of alternative services as appropriate.

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent competency based qualification.

* Experience: Experience of working with adults with care and support needs. This may include people with a learning disability, autism, older people and people with physical and mental disabilities.

* Compliance: Current DBS and references covering the last 2 years.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

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Job Details

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, Englandd Seven Healthcare
Pay
£ 11.7 - 14.61 Per hour
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Aug 2022
Type
Temporary
Closes
1 Sep 2022

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