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Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: TH ASD, Tower Hamlets Autism Service, 51 Three UK

Date Posted:Oct 07, 2017

Occupational Therapist/Senior Practitioner AfC Band 7, Tower Hamlets Autism Service We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Senior Practitioner/ Occupational Therapist to assist in the continued development of the Tower Hamlets Autism Service THAS. The role will require networking and close collaborative working with community and voluntary agencies as well primary and secondary care providers. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, clinically up to date and have excellent practitioner and leadership skills. The Tower Hamlets Autism Diagnostic and Intervention Service ASD Service: The Tower Hamlets Autism Service is a diagnostic and brief intervention service for adults 18 living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlet. The service is commissioned by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and is designed in accordance with NICE guidance. We operate an open referral system, accepting referralsfrom any source when it is thought that an adult living in Tower Hamlets may have an autistic spectrum disorder. We use screening tools 10 item Autism Quotient to screen referrals. Diagnosis are be made clinically by the psychiatrist, with additional multidisciplinary assessments as required, and in complex cases the use of diagnostic instruments such as the Adult Asperger Assessment AAA, the Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised ADI-R and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule ADOS. We are commissioned to provide up to 12 sessions of autism specific interventions, for example post-diagnostic support, social skills and communication programs, and initial treatment for co-morbid mental disorders. Through a local third sector partner The Tower Project support and advice around employment will also be available. For further information please contact Rebekah Rawding, Operational Lead or Johnson Oredein, Senior Practitioner on 02034871310 Closing date Thursday 19th October 2017, interviews will take place on Thursday 26th October 2017. For further details / informal visits contact: Rebekah.Rawdingelft.nhs.uk, telephone 02034871310, email Rebekah.Rawdingelft.nhs.uk View full job description
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