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Senior Occupational Therapist - Adult Social Care Hub

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: £47,093.00 to £50,126.00 per year
Additional salary information: £47093.00 - £50126.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 July 2024
Location: Bracknell, RG12 1JD
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: F0028-24-0008


To work as a Senior Occupational Therapist as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Working with people right at the start of their journey with Social Care. The Hub is the first contact for people with physical health issues, learning disabilities, or for older adults with health problems. To support in delivering and maintaining high standards of performanceensuring continuous development and supporting people to fulfill their roles to maximum effectiveness within allocated resources. To work with people to coordinate the identification of their needs, and undertake comprehensive assessments of individuals including those with diverse or complex presentations. Work with people, including advocates and carers, to develop person-centred SMARTGoals and support plans designed to meet needs in ways that maximises independence, choice and control, and are legal and affordable. To act as a key worker, ensuring that people have timely assessment, reablement and regular review of their progress and needs. To work autonomously within the scope of your practice, being accountable for your work, identifying your limitations and seeking support where necessary. To work as part of the multidisciplinary team, participating in the development of services and providing direction and assistance to support workers on the implementation of reablement plans. To work within the legislative framework, national and local policy and within the philosophy of OT practice. Document all work in line with legislation and local policy and procedures. Take an active part in your own supervision and appraisal and to supervise and appraise allocated staff in accordance with the departmental supervision policy and councils appraisal policy. To be responsible for your continuous professional development, ensuring your practice is up-to-date and evidence based, attending all mandatory training and specialist training where appropriate, To be responsible for the training of relevant staff and students, including support workers to enable them to keep up to date with and develop practice. To take a departmental or team lead within a specified area of work as required. Participate in safeguarding assessments and planning when required.