Janine Brooks

Occupational Therapist | Paediatric & Young People
within 2 hours travel time
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Experience

  • 12 Years' Case Management Experience
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Co-working with Statutory Services
  • Complex Cases
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • Transitioning with Teenagers and Young Adults
  • Wealth of Experience as a Qualified Occupational Therapist

Key Skills

  • Strong advocate for clients
  • Defining clear goals and outcome reporting
  • Providing support and education to families and carers
  • Assessing for and sourcing assistive equipment
  • Dynamic with strong communication skills
  • Compassionate and empathetic

Profile

My area of expertise is working with teenagers and young adults with complex needs. I work with a client centred approach and my communication skills ensure that I develop and maintain good working relationships with my clients and their families. Advocating strongly on behalf on my clients, I aim to ensure that best interest and choice is paramount. My aim is to assist my clients in maximising their full potential in all aspects of daily life.

Previous Clinical Experience

2001 to 2012 Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist in private practice

In addition to working as a private practitioner with children and young people with cerebral palsy going through a litigation case, Janine held the following part time and locum contracts

2007 to 2011 Chailey Heritage Clinical Services and Seaside View Child Development Centre: Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist

Providing services to children and teenagers to support the transition from a special educational school environment to full time mainstream education placements. Clinical Lead for the Chailey Heritage outpatient Posture Clinic.

2006 to 2008 Senior 1 Occupational Therapist at Brighton Wheelchair Service

2004 to 2006 Senior 1 Occupational Therapist at Ingfield Manor School, Billingshurst, West Sussex

2001 to 2003 Locum Senior 1 Occupational Therapist at St Margaret’s School (The Children’s Trust) Tadworth, Surrey

Senior 1 Occupational Therapist at Brighton General Hospital

Adult and Children’s Senior Duty Occupational Therapist for East Sussex Social Services

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Member of British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Registered Practitioner, British Association of Brain Injury and Complex Case Management (BABICM)

Maintaining Excellence

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

  • Capacity and Consent
  • Safeguarding Training: Adult 21/08/23 Children 12/09/23
  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Management of Risk
  • Moving and Handling
  • GDPR