Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Apr 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Ref
J265-1856
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
As an Occupational Therapist, you change lives for the better. Join the multidisciplinary team in Stoke-on-Trent and help people build a brighter future.

You will be working 37.5 hours a week at Adderley Green, which consists of two units. Moorcroft Manor is a specialist inpatient neurological rehabilitation and complex care service, while Gladstone House is a specialist inpatient unit for people over 65 living with complex dementia.

As a Band 5 Occupational Therapist, you will work across all units at Adderley Green where you will be supported by the experienced Occupational Therapy department as you assess and provide treatments to people with complex care requirements, including prolonged disorder of consciousness and tracheostomy care, neurobehavioural, neuro palliative and slow stream rehabilitation.

You will deliver 1:1 sessions, therapeutic groups and a joint session with the wider team where you will empower recovery and promote independence to support long-term management of their conditions.

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

Other responsibility:
  • Non-clinical, including audits, service development and delivering educational sessions
  • Oversee complex discharge planning, casting, splinting and assessing occupational performance
  • Assessing and identifying treatment plans for those in prolonged disorders of consciousness, and cognition and behaviours
  • Participate in care planning, goal setting and will contribute to reviewing reports

To be successful in this role:
  • Current HPC registration and BOAT membership
  • Experience of working within a similar setting

What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £24,907 - £27,416
  • 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

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