Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Elysium Healthcare | Staffordshire, England, UK

Posted 15 days ago

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Are you an Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge, where you can be a part of meaningful change? Join Adderley Green as a Occupational Therapist and feel valued and support as you support people build a brighter future.

With experience from the NHS and/or private sector, you will lead and manage an effective and efficient Occupational Therapy Service to service users within Adderley Green, a neurological care centre providing specialist care and rehabilitation to those with a wide range of neurological conditions.

You will be supported by an experienced Therapy Team to be able to assess and provide treatment to our residents. You will be responsible for the assessment and management of residents to promote their independence and support long term management of their condition.

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.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Completing assessments, planning sessions and implementing intervention
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery
  • To co-ordinate the induction of all newly appointed staff as per department standards.
  • To co-ordinate, guide and support the clinical interventions provided by the Occupational Therapy Service

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Registered OT with Dip COT qualification or degree
  • 3 years post qualification, of which a minimum of 1 years working within mental health setting
  • Experience working with people with neurological needs
  • Strong knowledge of best practices within a similar setting
  • Experience, knowledge and skill in supervising OT staff and students

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £32,306 - £34,172 + Benefits
  • £1,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Joining Bonus of £5,000 + Relocation Bonus
  • 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 opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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.