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Amanda Sangster

Occupational Therapist

Children

  West Sussex | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • 23 years Occupational Therapy experience
  • Property adaptations
  • Working with children and adolescents with complex needs

Key Skills

  • Clear concise reports
  • Defining SMART goals and outcome reporting
  • Dynamic with strong communication skills
  • Providing support and education to families and carers
  • Strong advocate for clients

Profile

I am a strong advocate for the best interests of my clients and their families, ensuring they are in the centre of the decision-making process. I am committed to assuring compassionate, empathetic care that maximises my clients’ potential to enable them to reach their goals and aspirations. I ensure the team around the client works together to enable the client to achieve meaningful goals and enhance their independence and quality of life.

Previous Clinical Experience

August 2018 – Current Project Manager for Coastal West Sussex CCG and Health Education England.

Jul 2015 – August 2018 Locality Manager for Children’s Therapy and Nursing services

Feb 2012 – Jul 2015 Professional Lead for Paediatric Occupational Therapy.

Nov 1999 – Feb 2012 Head Occupational Therapist

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)

Maintaining Excellence

Amanda is committed to maintaining her skills and abilities and engages readily in varied training supported by Independent Living Solutions Ltd covering the following areas:

  • Litigation training
  • Recruiting, employing and managing support workers
  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Moving and Handling
  • Managing risk
  • Goal setting
  • Person-centred practice

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