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Independent Living Assessor

Occupational Therapy
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Post Date:
18-05-2022 03:27 PM
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Gavin Wright

We are looking to recruit an Independent Living Assessor to join a well-structured and dynamic team in London. Due to the nature of the job, our client offers a full-time contract with a fair and manageable caseload and further training in your portfolio. The vacancy will be for an initial 3 - 6 months with potential for extension.

Main Duties for the Independent Living Assessor includes;

  • Provide timely and responsive assessments, re-assessments and/or reviews delivering personalised care to support users and carers with non-complex needs to shape their own lives, encouraging maximum independence and safety.

  • Assess, according to the agreed eligibility criteria and organise the equipment, adaptations and services required in a safe, timely and effective manner.

  • Develop an understanding of a variety of methods of overcoming and managing problems of daily living (using alternative techniques, arranging equipment, equipment trials, minor adaptations, home care services, re-ablement, direct payments) and be able to advise (and as relevant demonstrate to) clients, relatives and carers on their application, suitability and safe usage.

  • Undertake placements within the different disciplines within the assessment services and participate in their duty service.

  • Liaise effectively and work in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations and any other relevant agencies.

  • Involve users and carers in the monitoring and evaluation of the service.

To Be Successful;

  • Previous experience working as an Independence in Social Care (Preffered)

  • Manual handling experience

  • Minor adaptations experience

  • Enhanced DBS/CRB (we can obtain for you)

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

  • Trusted Assessor or Occupational Therapy Qualification

Benefits of Working in London

Our client offers the opportunity for additional training for both perm and temporary members of staff within the authority. With new projects underway in various teams, they offer a very competitive rate of pay. Also free onsite parking is offered to all staff.

Why Join Our Agency?

With over 10 years' experience recruiting directly into social care, Ackerman Pierce prides itself on the unique services we deliver to our candidates. Each candidate is assigned their own personal consultant who will support them through every placement. We also offer a DBS and a quick and easy registration process. Not forgetting a guaranteed payment into your account every week

To discuss this Independent Living Assessor vacancy in London , or any similar roles we have available, please contact Gavin Wright or email us your updated CV today!

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