Position title
Occupational Therapist
Description

Role - Occupational Therapist

Location - Cheadle, Staffordshire

Salary - £27,322 + £3,000 Welcome Bonus & Benefits

Hours - 37.5, Full-Time (Occasional Evenings)

 

Osa Healthcare Recruitment are supporting our client to recruit an Occupational Therapist for their service providing care and support to adults living with a learning disability and/or mental health needs.

 

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

 

Undertaking assessments using the Model of Human Occupation (MoHo) framework, you will implement and develop of evidence-based therapeutic activities to support men and women with a learning disability and/or autism to positively progress through their care plans

 

If you can think creatively and build a strong rapport with some of the most vulnerable people in society then you’ll feel right at home. With a strong emphasis on teamwork, 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 role involves:

 

  • Facilitate a flexible programme of OT groups and individual interventions as part of our tiered integrated therapeutic group programme.
  • Completing assessments.
  • Planning sessions.
  • 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 be successful in this role:

 

  • Current HPC registration and full BOAT membership with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge and use of a range of OT assessments and outcome measures.
  • Experience of working within a similar setting.

 

What you will get:

 

  • Competitive annual salary
  • £3,000 Welcome 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, holiday financing and much more.

 

Where you will be working 

Location:Cheadle, Staffordshire

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you’ll work alongside colleagues who provide person-centered care for men and women with a learning disability and/or Autism. Gaining experience across low secure and locked rehabilitation environments to support better health and greater independence.

You’ll work in an office, with service user environments ranging from small village cottages, where independent living skills can be developed, to 8 bedded units that facilitate the development of daily living skills. The service values positive risk-taking opportunities within a context of robust risk assessment and management to ensure those we support are kept safe.

 

About your next employer

 

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of the organisation. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

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 opportunity for you to grow and move.

Our client 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.

 

Employment Type
Permanent
Industry
Health and Social Care
Job Location
Cheadle, Staffordshire
Base Salary
£27,322 Plus £3,000 Welcome Bonus
Date posted
September 23, 2020
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