- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Senior Occupational Therapist
Our client’s care company has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years evolving into to a leading care provider creating opportunities to progress within the Health & Social Care sector.
Their Group is passionate about providing high quality Community Residential & Supported Living Services for Adults requiring specialist learning disability and mental health support. All of their Services provide in-patient support and rehabilitation on a one-to-one basis.
They are committed to delivering individualised care to meet people’s needs providing the best possible care and support.
About the Role
They are expanding our team and looking for genuinely caring and hands on individuals who are dynamic, possess strong multi-tasking and leadership skills to join their dedicated team.
You will work with extraordinary people who achieve fantastic successes. For everyone at the company it is about being ambitious about what people can achieve. You will work as part of a supportive team, focusing on outcomes through a person-centred approach.
The Senior OT (SOT) is responsible for the delivery of effective Occupational Therapy services across multiple sites for adults who present with learning disabilities, mental health and complex needs.
As the SOT, you will contribute to the high standards of person centred care provided within the care group, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team as an autonomous individual.
You will portray the core skills needed to carry out a specialised role within a service catering for adults with dual diagnosis and complex needs.
Duties will involve the completion of comprehensive assessments, using clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques which lead you to identify client’s strengths and needs
As the SOT, you will be responsible for delegating an appropriate case load & providing clinical and operational supervision to OT Assistant’s.
Part of your duties will also involve devising, implementing and evaluating treatment programmes through comprehensive assessments of clients, using clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques.
You will be responsible for setting appropriate and realistic goals for treatment producing comprehensive treatment plans in order to achieve goals.
You will be expected to collaborate extensively with clients, carers and other involved professionals in order to develop highly specialised occupational therapy treatment programmes
You will assist with developing and delivering relevant OT training as part of the internal training programme
This post would be relevant for those with previous experience in an OT in an adult LD or MH setting
Ideally you will have the ability to work autonomously across the group’s services delivering client programmes adhering to local and national professional standards whilst keeping the Lead OT informed.
You are expected to be a proactive member of the multi-disciplinary team ensuring effective communication takes place at all times.
You will have an interest and knowledge base of Occupational Therapy and its application within this specialist setting.
You will be kind, compassionate, take responsibility for your own actions and be keen to acquire new knowledge
You will have a degree in Occupational Therapy.
HCPC Registration is required.
You will be a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapy.
A competitive salary
Comprehensive internal training Free of charge
Enhanced DBS cost covered
Comprehensive induction based on the Care Certificate
28 days annual leave including Bank Holidays
Support from our Employee Assistance Program
Membership of employer contribution pension fund
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people they support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against both the barred adult list. They are an equal opportunities employer.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.
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