Occupational Therapist

£44000 per annum

Position: Occupational Therapist

About the role:

Reporting to the Director Specialist Services, the Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessment and treatment of male and female service users in specialist units and in their own homes all over Norfolk. To provide Occupational Therapy advice, guidance and information to service users, support workers and health and social service professionals.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Deliver occupational therapy interventions/programmes and advice in a variety of settings, across all areas of Norfolk

  • Develops the client's control over decision making, assesses the patient/client's commitment to the jointly determined plan of care, and fosters personal responsibility for health

  • To monitor the levels of OT equipment and be proactive in identifying what is/will be required for individual

  • Responsible for the safe use of equipment by patients/clients

  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of your own work to ensure a high standard of clinical care.

  • To refer to other staff and agencies as appropriate.

  • To assist in relevant aspects of health promotion for service users within the Reablement pathway.

  • To refer to and recommend the provision of aids to assist the service user to achieve their reablement goals.

  • To establish effective communication networks with service users, support workers and other team members

  • Meet company set targets

  • To be responsible for the effective and efficient organisation of your own time management, prioritisation, workload and the safe use of equipment.

  • To adhere to Cera's rights based approach, taking into account service user choice.

  • To take reasonable care for ensuring your own personal health and safety and that of service users and other staff that may be affected by your acts or omissions.

Qualifications & Experience

Essential Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • State Registration with the Health Care Professions Council

Essential Experience

  • 2 years experience working as an autonomous Occupational Therapist

  • Experience in working in the Community

  • Experience of team working and liaison with other staff groups

  • Evidence of CPD portfolio

  • Awareness and understanding of NICE guidelines

About Cera

Cera's vision is to empower people to live their best lives, in their own home, through the use of technology, professional care and support. Joining Cera, you are contributing to making this vision a reality. The work you do promotes the dignity, respect, independence and choice of our service users, enabling you to make a real difference.

We are changing the way people receive care by empowering our professional carers with insight and improved decision making. Our technology is enabling carers to do what they do best, care.

To read more about Cera click here: https://ceracare.co.uk/why-cera

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