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Nargis Jivraj

Occupational Therapist

Children

  London | within 2 hours travel time.

Experience

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Housing Adaptations
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams
  • 12 years case management experience

Key Skills

  • Fluent in three Asian languages (Hindi, Urdu and Gujarati)
  • Developing rehabilitation plans to action identified recommendations
  • Achieving a goal orientated, client centred approach
  • Assessing for and sourcing assistive equipment
  • Working with the client’s family and carers to provide support and education post brain injury
  • Compassionate and empathetic

Profile

I am a strong advocate for my clients and am passionate about working to support my clients to maximise their abilities and achieve their goals. I have a tremendous amount of cultural and religious knowledge of all the South Asian community.

Previous Clinical Experience

2001 to 2006 Team Manager (Adult Care Services) Hertfordshire County Council. Duties include staff supervision, training and budgetary management. During this period Nargis also worked part time as an Independent Occupational Therapist with both adults and children.

1994 to 2001 Care Manager/ Occupational Therapist/Assistant Manager Hertfordshire County Council. Duties included assessment and management of and advocacy for the needs of disabled children, adults and their carers; provision of adaptations, equipment for home and work settings and home care services.

Professional Qualifications and 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)
  • Member of Case Management Society United Kingdom (CMSUK)

Areas of Special Knowledge and Interest

  • Member of Occupational Therapists in Private Practice (OTTIP)

Maintaining Excellence

Nargis 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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