Nargis Jivraj

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

Experience

  • 16 years case management experience
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Housing Adaptations
  • Over 40 Years Occupational Therapy Experience
  • Recruiting & Managing 24 hour care teams
  • Setting up and managing rehabilitation teams

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 & 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

Nargis 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 Adults 09/01/23
  • Recruitment and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Management of Risk
  • Moving and Handling
  • GDPR