Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapists

Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapists

Job Details

Date Posted: 2024-07-09 14:04:00 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Wembley, Wembley, United Kingdom

Salary:

Employment Type: Social Care, Occupational Health

Company: Confidential

Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapists   It’s an exciting time to be joining us in Brent Adult Social Care as we pursue an ambitious new transformation programme.  As a result, we have fantastic new opportunities for Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapists to join our service in teams such as complex care and hospital discharge.  At Brent we have a dedication to developing our Occupational Therapists’ careers and are committed to enhancing your Continued Professional Development through our innovative Skills Academy.   About the role  As an Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist in Adult Social Care, you will respond to individuals requiring social care support and employ appropriate interventions. As an Advanced Practitioner, you will also be responsible for managing more complex cases and supervising a small number of staff.   You will use a strength-based approach to promote the independence, interests, and rights of our residents and their families. Across our Adult Social Care service, we strive to deliver a culture of working together, positive risk-taking, and accountability. Our core aim is to support our residents to be influential, active members of our community.   As part of our dedication to developing careers in Adult Social Care we have introduced new roles such as:   Practice Development Lead  Principal Occupational Therapist  Operational Lead OT  Community Equipment OT     Opportunities are also available to train as an AMHP, BIA, and Practice Educator.  About you  You will need to be a qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). A good understanding of relevant Adult Social Care and Housing legislation is also essential.    You will have the opportunity to put this legislation underpinning your practice into action. Further, you’ll enhance your skills in moving and handling risk assessments and intervention, as well as equipment and minor/major adaptations which service users require to live meaningful lives within the community.   You will be able to work independently towards deadlines and manage situations as they change. You will have excellent communication skills and experience of working in social care or a community-focused multi-disciplinary setting.  Skills in prioritisation, caseload management, time management, and multi-disciplinary working are also necessary.   We will provide training for an exceptional candidate who cannot demonstrate all of the above criteria. For an informal discussion please contact sarah.richards@brent.gov.uk or yvonne.olasunkanmi@brent.gov.uk.  About us  Adult Social Care is part of the Care Health and Wellbeing department, and together we have a clear focus on working together to support residents, families, and communities.   The department brings together a range of services and support. This enables us to have a clear focus on accommodation as a building block for long-term wellbeing and independence, as well as deliver genuinely multi-disciplinary working for people of any age with more complex needs.   We have strong partnerships with health organisations and work closely on a range of practical and impactful projects.  To find out more about working for Brent and our benefits package, please visit brentadultsocialcarecareers.com.  Additional information   Salary Details- PO3 roles attract a golden hello payment of £5,000 and a annual retention payment of £3,000 per annum.Additional payments are available for Practice Educators, Best Interest Assessors and AMPs We have positions available in the hospital discharge team and OT and sensory team. We will be regularly reviewing applications and conducting weekly interview panels.  We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.   The information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.  As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  

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