Senior Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
St. NEots
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Apr 2021
Closes
13 Apr 2021
Ref
J265-1994
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Whether you are looking for a new challenge in a permanent role or looking for an opportunity with flexibility, if you're an experienced Occupational Therapist then this might be for you.

Join the team at St Neots Neurological Centre as a Full-Time or Part-Time Senior Occupational Therapist where you will provide care, therapeutic and rehabilitation pathways for those affected by a neurological or mental health condition for which challenging behaviour may be the leading impairment.

As a senior member of the team, you will have prior experience in a similar role from the NHS or private sector as you carry a designated caseload. This will see you complete occupational therapy assessments, treatments and rehabilitation plans, planning, risk assessments, therapeutic group sessions, implement 1-1 intervention and evaluating outcomes aligned to service users' care plans.

You will demonstrate clinical leadership and supervision on assigned projects where you will design and deliver new ideas, service development and provide training to the wider team.

Acting as a clinical leader within the service for treatments of neurological disorders, you will provide ongoing treatment, support and assessment of service users' physical, psychological and daily living needs to identify functional ability, risks and level of support needed.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll enjoy support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

*Part-Time applications will be considered.

Your responsibilities:
  • Maintain up to date, concise clinical records and provide reports as necessary for each patient's case review
  • Participate in goal planning meetings, and set and review appropriate SMART goals
  • Devise and review OT related individual therapy programmes for implementation by Therapy Assistants
  • Utilise effective clinical reasoning skills and evidenced-based practice to develop individualised health action plans
  • Participate in collecting and analysing clinical audit data and use of relevant outcome measures

To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • Current HPC registration and BOAT membership
  • Experience of working within a similar setting
  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy with at least 3 years post-registration experience
  • At least 12 months experience of working within a neurological setting

What you will get:
  • Annual salary starting at £32,000 - £36,000
  • 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 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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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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