Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Hatfield
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
J265-1587
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
As an Occupational Therapist, join the supportive team at Rhodes Wood Hospital in Hatfield, a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service, which empowers recovery to children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders. You'll be the reason why lives change for the better and what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Working alongside the Occupational Therapy team, you will have experience in managing a designated caseload and will be responsible for completing assessments, planning and facilitatinggroup sessions, implementing 1-1 interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to service users care plans.
Reporting to the Occupational Therapist Lead, you will be responsiblefor co-ordinating the units' time table across all services at Rhodes Wood Hospital, this includes Eating Disorders and Autism. With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals. This role involves:
  • Assessing the provision of activities and groups and identify necessary changes to the timetable.
  • Providing specific individual assessments of young people where it is identified by the multidisciplinary team as necessary.
  • To Support Senior Therapeutic Care Workers to ensure the organisation of activities for young people, including weekend and evening activities.

To be successful in this role:
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy or BSc in Occupational Therapy and Registered with the Health Professions Council (essential)
  • Attendance at postgraduate courses providing specialist knowledge or experience in Eating Disorders
  • Experience of working within a clinical/care environment and/or CAMHS setting.
  • Experience with people with autism and/or eating disorders


To be successful in this role:
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy or BSc in Occupational Therapy and Registered with the Health Professions Council
  • Experience of working within a clinical/care environment
  • Experience of working in CAMHS Settings


What you will get:
  • Annual salary of£31,365 - £37,890
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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