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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

🎉 We are delighted to announce two exciting opportunities for experienced and innovative Occupational Therapists to join the London Borough of Sutton. 🏙️

In these roles, you will focus on reviewing moving and handling needs and assessing for optimal care. 💼

🕘 Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm - part-time options considered as well.
💰 Rate of Pay per Hour:** £27 to £34
📅 Start Date: ASAP
📅 End Date: Ongoing

🔑 Key Responsibilities:
- Conducting moving and handling assessments with extensive experience.
- Guiding and supporting the implementation of optimal care through robust risk assessment, positive risk-taking, and strength-based work.
- Enabling people to live more independently and promoting positive outcomes for residents while achieving savings through enabling optimal care.
- Excellent communication skills to collaborate with residents, their families, care providers, and other professionals.
- Making recommendations for equipment and adaptations, including major/substantial adaptations to assist people in maintaining independence.
- Sound knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Care Act, Housing Act, and safeguarding principles.

📋 Requirements:
- Registered Occupational Therapist with experience in social care.
- Ability to work across the borough, completing targeted reviews and collaborating closely with the multidisciplinary team of Social Workers and Assessment Officers.
- Reporting to the Optimal Care Lead Occupational Therapist and receiving monthly supervision and guidance, as well as informal support.

💼 Work Environment:
Sutton has embraced hybrid working. While you will be required to be based in the office regularly and able to visit people face-to-face in Sutton, there will also be ample opportunities to work remotely.

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the community and make a difference in the lives of residents in the London Borough of Sutton. 🌟

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to know more, please get in touch at 01772 208 961 or email me at 📞 📧