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Location: Aberdeen - Bridge of Don Hub
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Throughout Aberdeen city you will provide a high standard of person-centred assessment and support for service users in a range of accommodation settings.
The post holder will be expected to participate in the development and monitoring of services in conjunction with the team. This may involve assisting in induction and supervision of unqualified staff, and education of OT and work experience students, when appropriate.
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy
PDA in supervision or willingness to work towards as role required
Registration with HCPC
The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:
The ability to promote dignity, respect, choice, and independent living
The ability to assess, plan and review and maintain and develop clear and accurate records including risk assessments and support plans
The ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with service users, staff, carers, families and internal/external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users
The ability to work autonomously and be accountable, while at the same time recognising when matters need to be referred to a more senior manager
A flexible and creative approach in order to manage resources effectively
The ability to effectively use a range of IT packages including the use of Microsoft Office
The ability to promote the safe moving and handling of both people and objects
Please see Job Profile for further details
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