Slough Borough Council - Occupational Therapist

Remedy Recruitment Group
Up to £10,000
24 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client, Slough Borough Council is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their team.

To work within a multi-disciplinary team and manage a varyingly complex and diverse caseload of clients to provide appropriate occupational therapy assessments in order to identify levels of need and outcomes required. Develop support plans and service delivery packages for clients in accordance with council and departmental procedures.

1. Facilitate proportionate holistic assessments (including where appropriate self assessments), working with the person, their carer/family and specialist professionals as necessary, in order to identify levels of need and outcomes required which will inform the appropriate level of associated resource to help the person optimise their independence and meet their support needs.

2. Explore with the service user the service(s) which will be required and made available/ purchased and to confirm in writing with the service user the agreed objectives and expectations of both service user, carer and the Department.

3. To identify the level of resources that are required and need to be made available for each service user and carer, and inform managers of specific needs that cannot be met, through non-availability of services or because of budgetary provision.

4. Arrange for delivery of services and installation of disability equipment paying due regard to statutory responsibilities.

5. Review progress of the written objectives and amend these as required. This should take into account the service user and carers needs, and ensure cost effectiveness in relation to the quality of social care service delivery.

6. Manage a personal caseload, and throughout the care management process provide advice, counselling, therapy and advocacy according to professional expertise.

7. Keep accurate and precise electronic or paper case records and ensure written communications meet departmental objectives, key performance indicators and standards.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

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