JustOT is recruiting for a band 7 Occupational Therapist for a mental health and/or learning disabilities unit in Cheadle Stoke on Trent.
Occupational Therapist Stoke on Trent
Fulltime 37.5 hours a week
Fixed term contract 9 Months
Learning disability & Mental Health
Salary 26K- 35K DOE
Start June 2018
As the senior OT you will have oversight of the OT team who have 1 qualified Occupational Therapists and 3 full time Occupational Therapy Assistant position.
The unit is a male learning disability hospital with 40 beds. They have a range of services on-site from Autism-specialist units, to locked rehabilitation and apartments/cottage-style living. They have a full MDT on-site with Psychiatry, Nursing, Support Workers, Speech and Language Therapy, Psychology and OT. Newly qualified therapists will be considered, however some knowledge or university placements within a similar clinical area would be desirable.
*Providing comprehensive initial and continuing OT assessments, according to the agreed model to meet CPA guidelines and OT service delivery agreement
*Planning and facilitating needs-led, evidence-based individual and group treatment programmes.
*Planning and regularly reviewing appropriate OT treatment programmes under the supervision.
*Identifying and actioning relevant referrals both in-house, including support staff, and to external agencies.
*Attending and actively contributing to CPA/Case review meetings, working collaboratively with MDT colleagues in the planning and delivery of patients treatment programme
*Ensuring that professional standards and COT Code of Conduct guidelines are adhered to at all times
*Ensuring that local policies, procedures and protocols are adhered to at all times
To be considered for this role you'll need:
*Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
*State Registration (HPC)
*To be a member of BAOT (desirable)
*Solid knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance
*Knowledge/experience of working with people with intellectual disabilities
*Understanding of the CPA process
*Evidence of ability to research, plan, implement and evaluate a project for a specific patient group
*Confident to lead a department and oversea a small team.
*Must be a car driver as location is rural.
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)
Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
If you would like more information on this role call Everton on 0207 613 7573