About us This is an exciting opportunity to join the Therapies and Assistive Technology Team in Luton. About the job Salary: £32,234 – £34,728 a year plus £963 essential car user allowance and £4,000 market supplement Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
We are looking for someone to join Our Adult Social Care division where you will be working to promote the independence, inclusion and well-being of all adults with social care needs. You will be working in a Strengths Based way to promote independence by enabling people to: – Have control over their lives – Live safe, healthy and fulfilled lives – Have an active role in a stronger and prosperous community – Identify the support they need in order to achieve the goals and outcomes that are important to them.
This role will involve working independently and as part of a team to promote the independence of adults and older people. Using a strengths based approach the emphasis is on preventing and delaying the need for long term care and support to enable people to live as independently as they can for as long as they can. You will assess the needs of individuals and their carers, promoting enablement and reablement and the use of assistive technology. You will also need to be able to provide equipment and support and arrange personal budgets or person centered care services for those with long term needs.
About you This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English. Our ideal candidate will need to be a self- motivator and a high achiever who is dynamic and innovative and able to work as part of a team. You will need to be able to promote the benefits of working together as one multi-disciplinary team and one department. You’ll need to be able to work with complex and challenging cases and be able to make professional judgements. We need someone who is fantastic at communicating and able to maintain high quality records and write clear and concise reports.
You will have the opportunity to develop on your already existing knowledge and understanding of social care legislation and regulation and how to interpret this in a modern context including personalisation, eligibility criteria, OT best practice guidance, safeguarding and MCA DoLS, multi-disciplinary complex casework and CQC care standards. We do ask that you have a diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent and hold professional registration, and experience in occupational therapy, post qualifying experience in social/health care field and experience of collaborative, partnership and inter-agency working. If you think you could become an asset to the team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Candidates are expected to have an enhanced DBS Disclosure (cleared in the past 3 months) or be on the Update service. Candidates are also expected to provide 2 x Professional References.
Interperm Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer please contact our Recruitment Team for further information on the role.