Osa Healthcare Recruitment are supporting out client to recruit a Senior Occupational Therapist to work at their male service in Surrey. The service provides male patients over the age of 18 and suffering from enduring mental health issues an inpatient step down service.
The Senior Occupational Therapist role involves:
To manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.
Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication by the occupational therapists.
Receives and responds promptly to referrals, undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Ensure the team maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.
Takes the lead within the Occupational Therapy. Monitors the activity budget and takes a lead on resource purchases.
Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.
Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with company policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards. Contributes to business growth by actively promoting company therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.
Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.
Contributes towards service evaluation and development.
To be successful as Senior Occupational Therapist you’ll need
Holds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.
The role holder will require at least 2 years clinical experience including some experience of working within a secure setting.
About our benefits
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
- A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
- Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
- Continuous learning and development
- Childcare vouchers
- Career development
- Voluntary Benefits