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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Job Title: Child-Centered Occupational Therapist
Location: Derbyshire
Rate: 24 per hour
Duration:ASAP to August 2024

Job Description:
We are seeking a passionate Occupational Therapist to join our county-wide team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in our mission to develop a preventative and proactive approach to disabled facilities, equipment, and adaptations provision for children. Your responsibilities will include:

- Conducting thorough assessments of disabled children's needs in their home environments.
- Identifying potential requirements for major and minor adaptations, specialist equipment, and moving and handling solutions.
- Collaborating with district and borough councils to secure funding through Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG).
- Working closely with specialist equipment providers to ensure timely and appropriate provision.
- Providing support to the disability fostering service, emphasizing a child-centered approach to care.

Key Responsibilities:
- Working with a diverse range of client groups and specialisms, including children with physical disabilities, complex health needs, learning disabilities, and behaviors that challenge.
- Participating in child safeguarding initiatives and promoting the well-being of children.
- Engaging in duty team activities, hospital liaison, housing assessments, and major adaptations projects.
- Embracing assistive technology solutions to enhance children's independence and quality of life.

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.
- Registered with the relevant professional body.
- Experience working with children in a community or social care setting, preferably with a focus on disability services.
- Strong child-centered approach and commitment to promoting the well-being of children.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Competitive pay
Four weekly payroll runs.
£250 training allowance.
Excellent pay rates.
Exceptional referral bonuses.
Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact.
Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email.
Ltd & PAYE payment options available.
Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services.
FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunizations.

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard work!
- £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.
- £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of two weeks in your new placement.
- Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.