ASSESSMENT & CARE MANAGEMENT
Permanent, 36 Hours per week
Grade H Point 33 - £29,909 to Point 37 – £33,136
Located at Denton Festival Hall, Peel Street, Denton, M34 3JY
The ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent within occupational therapies and will be HCPC registered as an occupational therapist. You will need confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning and development, and the ability to build good working relationships with carers, families, colleagues and Multi Agency Teams.
Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have excellent administrative and computer skills – and excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) along with good reading, writing and numeracy skills - as this make ups a large part of the role. You will need to have good up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, sound assessment, and problem solving skills.
You will work in the community and be responsible for assessing people with disabilities and recommending appropriate interventions, which may include equipment, minor adaptations and major adaptations to people’s homes. In addition to this you may need to demonstrate to service users and carer’s alternative ways of carrying out daily living tasks, to enable people to remain as independent as possible. You will be able to work independently, be a good team player, and have proven organisational skills.
In return you will be part of a large supportive team that includes Occupational Therapists, Social workers, assessors, manual handlers and Health & Wellbeing Advisors. In addition there is also excellent management support for your continuing professional development.
This post carries an authorised casual car user allowance.
This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification.
This role is subject to the relevant Safeguarding checks which will include an Enhanced DBS check and the right to work in the UK checks.
For an informal discussion please contact
Consultant OT 0161 342 2474 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Manager 0161 342 2972.
We would welcome applications from suitably qualified people with disabilities.
Closing Date: 27th March 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed
Job Description/ Person Specification.doc