Occupational Therapist



Closing Date:

23 Jun 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Contract Type: Full -Time, Permanent
Salary: PO3C £43,840 – £47,041 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024, at 23:59

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture.

Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

About the role

To work with the following service user groups: physical disabilities, mental health, and learning disabilities and paediatrics. To assess service users with complex care needs, recommend equipment and or major adaptations to promote and improve independence. Manual handling assessments to reduce risks to the service user and carers. The role will allow you to join an experienced and motivated team who work closely and collaboratively with internal and external services to provide a holistic approach to assessment and care plans. The successful candidate will join a positive and supportive team, who actively support CPD and service development, and regularly receive individual supervision, peer supervision, and multi-agency discussions. The role assists /supports surrounding teams such as housing, the social work team and the adaptation team following the Occupational Therapist completion of robust reports detailing the housing needs of our residents, the care needs of our resident and also the adaptation needs.

About you

You will demonstrate the Haringey values of being Caring, Collaborative, Community Focused, Courageous and Creative. You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with the Health Care Professions Council. You will be expected to understand the legislation relevant to the role; including, but not limited to. Care Act 2014 Mental Capacity Act 2005 Disabled facilities Grant Build Regulations – Part M Children and Families Act 2014 MHRA Guidance and developments You will need: Excellent assessment skills to manage a caseload of adults and children of varied complexity. To be able to establish and maintain links with professionals from other services and sectors of the community. A commitment to continued learning and professional development. To be willing to contribute to the smooth running of the team and support with team development. To be familiar with the assistance and running of a duty Occupational therapy system including ad-hoc visits where necessary. To be able to complete robust assessments and support plans which are clinically reasoned. Be able to demonstrate clear and concise written communication skills which will be demonstrated in assessments, support plans and moving and handling risk assessments.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. 
Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement up to 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and well-being support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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