Occupational Therapist - Adult Social Care

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Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Occupational Therapist to work in the Derby area. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £23.79 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The role: Assisting disabled people in independent living within the community, so that maximum independence in the physical, psychological, social and economic aspects of life are achieved. Providing and maintaining high standards of professional practice in the Area of Occupational Therapy service. Key Responsibilities: Provide appropriate services for disabled child and adults. This will include visiting or advising on the need for occupational therapy services and assessing individual's needs in relation to their full participation in the community. Make recommendations on of furthering the client's independence, including any necessary domestic adaptations and the issue of personal aids. Maintain good relationships with other staff and agencies in order to ensure the provision of a high standard and co-ordinated service delivery to disabled service users and their carers. Provide a support service for service users across the Department in consultation with Service Managers and heads of establishments. Provide professional support and advice to colleague Occupational Therapists and other staff both within area offices and other outlets of the Department. Keep up to date with the current developments in Occupational Therapy and other relevant issues and to ensure that area colleagues are informed. Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of service and endeavouring to ensure that they are known, and appropriate to all sections of the community Applicant Requirements: Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Experience: 2 years working within a similar role. Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS. 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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