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Occupational Therapy Assistant - Islington

Job Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant - Islington
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Islington
Industry:
Salary: £17.38 - 22.76 per hour
REF: KSJG300524I
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email: Kaseys@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Islington

Are you a passionate, dedicated Occupational Therapy Assistant looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join a multi-disciplinary Team based in Islington.

Pay rate is £17.38 - £22.76 per hour

3 month contract initially.

Hours are 9am – 5pm (35 hours per week).

The role:

  • Manage a caseload of individuals with diverse and complex needs.
  • Organizing the care and support for users and their carers/families.
  • Be responsible for precise and thorough entry of case management information for monitoring and planning purposes.
  • Strive to deliver an efficient and cost-effective health and social care service to service users, carers, and their families, in line with established criteria and utilizing appropriate resources from Social Services, Health, the Council, the community, and other non-statutory organizations.
  • Serve as the primary contact for individuals with disabilities and their carers regarding the use of provided equipment and/or adaptations.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, statutory and voluntary organizations, community resources, and stakeholders to ensure the best possible services are provided for individuals and their carers within available resources.
  • Possess knowledge of and comply with the statutory obligations of the City Council, maintaining an up-to-date understanding of the legal framework and responsibilities pertinent to the specialization of the position.
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed and complete necessary administrative tasks, including written reports and plans, in accordance with agreed service standards.
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure services are delivered with a focus on supporting cooperative efforts.
  • Ensure that all assessments and reviews are conducted promptly, accurately, and efficiently, achieving the service's business targets and best value.

Requirements

  • Relevant qualifications such as Trusted Assessor Training, NVQ Level 3/4 in Health and Social Care, or a willingness to pursue such qualifications.
  • Three GCSEs graded A*-C/9-4, including English and mathematics, or their equivalent.
  • Applicable experience in assessing the needs of individuals with disabilities and their caregivers.
  • Experience in advising and utilizing equipment for individuals with disabilities.
  • Capacity to work autonomously, handling a demanding and varied workload while adhering to deadlines.
  • Strong assessment abilities and adeptness in delivering concise, evidence-based information through both written and verbal communication.
  • May be required to work flexibly over a 7 day working week to fit in with the needs of the service.
  • Enhanced DBS registered to the update service.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are an Occupational Therapy Assistant and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0808 178 4445 (option1) and speak to the Care Team or email on, careteam@4recruitmentservices.com

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