Occupational Therapist ~ Adult Team ~ UP TO £37 Per Hour

  • Job Reference: 00006249-1
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Kingswood, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £35.00 to £37.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Looking for a Social Worker to join a team in Kingswood

37 Hours per week. Contract position.

This is an urgent booking to support the COVID-19 pandemic.

We would like a start date as soon possible

Part-time and full-time applicants welcome.

This is a possible 6 month contract

Candidates will be working in the community, in peoples homes.

This role is Mon - Sat with extended hours, there is no enhanced payments for evening or weekend work.

About the role

Under the supervision of the Senior Practitioner, you will work with adults who may require social care services, and their family and carers, assessing their social care, functional and health needs and to plan, implement, review and monitor actions and outcomes.

This includes financial assessment within the framework of the relevant legislation, Care Act eligibility criteria, and safeguarding adults' policies and at all times work towards giving a greater choice, independence and social inclusion for the service user

You will review and monitor each support plan and the quality of the service provision, making changes in response to evolving needs and service principles.

Modelling best practice and in line with legislation, policy and guidance, you will promote the wellbeing, dignity of service users enabling self-directed support and managing risk to ensure safety.

In line with policy and guidance you will provide recommendations including implementation of reablement or rehabilitation, use of Telecare, and/or equipment/adaptations to promote independence, and where required support implementation and monitoring of benefit to service users. You will consider manual handling and provide solutions for individuals and carers to work with.

You may be required to provide reports to the housing department on the functional impact of disability of individuals and recommend suitability and adaptability of properties.

You will work with housing and environmental colleagues to make recommendation for disabled facilities grants.

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