Lead Occupational Therapist

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
11 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
As an experienced Occupational Therapist, join the multidisciplinary team at Pinhoe View in Exeter where you will help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will lead the occupational therapy team at Pinhoe View, a new purpose-built facility, where a range of mental health services are provided for adults with acute mental health conditions.

The service is due to open in March 2021, you will be working at Wellesley Hospital in Wellington as an interim.

With previous experience within a similar role and/or setting, you will manage a designated caseload and will be responsible for occupationally-focused assessments, interventions and outcomes that are needs-led and evidence-based across two inpatient wards.

As a Lead Occupational Therapist, you will lead and supervisor Registered Occupational Therapists, Activity Coordinators and Occupational Therapy Assistants to conduct vocational, creative, educational and life skills to provide the least restrictive practice as service users embark on their road to recovery.

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Other Responsibilities include:
  • Completing assessments, planning sessions and implementing interventions and evidence-based therapeutic activities.
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.
  • To provide strategic planning and develop community relationships to support care plans and goals.
  • To actively develop and implement a framework of care, which reflects a holistic approach.

To be successful in this role:
  • Current HCPC registration and ideally have BAOT membership with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge and use of a range of OT assessments and outcome measures.
  • Experience of working within a similar setting or having had a clinical placement in a mental health setting.

What you will get:
  • Competitive annual salary: £38,890 - £44,503 + Benefits
  • 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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