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Occupational Therapist: Community Equipment Lead
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03475
  • Published: Thu 28/11/2019, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £40491 - £47274 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Southwark Council, London

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Occupational Therapist: Community Equipment Lead

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Southwark Council's Adult Social Care Division (ASC) and become the Occupational Therapy: Community Equipment Lead.

This is a unique role that supports a system wide approach across Health and Social Care to ensure the appropriate and cost effective prescription of assistive equipment and minor adaptations and ensuring excellence in this practice area.

You will be responsible for embedding evidence based decision making for equipment provision and integral to this role is joint working with acute hospital colleagues, as well as a range of community health and social care professionals prescribing community equipment.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, driven and forward thinking Occupational Therapist to join our new service; under the direct supervision of the newly appointed Principal Occupational Therapist. Outstanding communication and clinical reasoning skills are vital for the success of this role.

As an autonomous therapist, you will be expected to hold a small caseload of complex cases, have extensive knowledge of community equipment and its application in supporting people to remain in the community, maintain engagement in purposeful activities and occupational pursuits.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Recruitment timetable

Advert opens - 28/11/2019

Advert closes - 19/12/2019

Shortlisting - 20/12/2019

Interviews - 08/01/2020