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Occupational Therapist

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Jul 2021
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Job Details

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated HCPC registered Band 5 Occupational Therapist, looking to be a part of a company that values and supports you? If so, join the Therapy team at Adderley Green Care Neurological Centre.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will be a part of a specialist neurological care and rehabilitation centre, where you will provide support to people with a wide range of neurological conditions.

Working across all areas of Adderley Green, you'll gain experience working in complex care (including prolonged disorder of consciousness and tracheostomy care), neurobehavioral, neuro palliative and slow stream rehabilitation settings.

Supported by an experienced Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for assessing and providing treatments to service users, this will see you conduct assessments to promote service users independence and support the long term management of their condition.

As a Band 5 Occupational Therapist, you will be a part of complex discharge planning, casting and splinting, reviewing cognition and behaviours and assessing occupational performance and those in prolonged disorders of consciousness. This will see you identify the level of awareness and compiling appropriate treatment plans.

Working alongside an innovative and dedicated team comprising of Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Psychotherapy, Neuropsychology, and Therapy Assistants, you will participate in care planning, goal setting, deliver 1:1 sessions, therapeutic groups and joint sessions and contribute to review reports.

At Elysium, we want the best for you. That's why you will have continuous access to a range of training courses to enable you to reach your career goals, including a comprehensive induction programme and regular supervision and in-service training. After all, a better you means better care. That's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

This Occupational Therapist role involves:
  • Non clinical tasks include audits, service development and delivering educational sessions to other members of the team, including new starters
  • Youwillassess suitable equipment, including specialist seating

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Current HPC registration and BOAT membership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in neurology is desirable

What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £36,000 - £38,000 (Band 5-6)
  • 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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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