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Senior Occupational Therapist (New Ward)

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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Are you an Occupational Therapist looking to work for a company that supports, values and recognises your dedication to delivering great healthcare? If so, this might be for you.

Join the new ward opening at Thornford Park hospital as an Occupational Therapist, It's a great time to join and help shape this new service as part of a new multidisciplinary team as you change lives for the better.

The new 14-bed ward will join the existing 129 beds that provide Forensic Mental health rehabilitation, PICU and ASD services, which are set in 21 acres of Berkshire countryside.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for the delivery of Occupational Therapy services across the ward and help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.

With experience in managing a designated caseload using theoretical and practical experience, you will be involved in completing assessments, planning, implementing interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.

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 Senior OT role involves:
  • Completing assessments, plan, implement intervention and evaluate outcomes as per individual service users care-pathway, enabling the service users in areas of self-maintenance, productivity and leisure
  • Plan and implement individual and group interventions collaboratively with Service users.
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • Maintain accurate patient records, including care notes, written reports and discharge summaries following hospital and professional standards
  • Establish effective communication with patients and their carers, all staff and other agencies
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid service user mental health recovery
  • Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues
  • To provide a professional contribution to, and liaison with clinical teams, associated disciplines and external agencies

To be successful in this role:
  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HPC Registration
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 & CPA
  • Experience of working in a similar setting

What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £38,000
  • 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 80 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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