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Band 7 Occupational Therapist Job West Midlands

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  • Speciality: learning disabilities
  • Grade: Band 6/7
  • Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, West Midlands
  • Start Date: 18th Jun '18
  • Duration: Contract
  • Reference No: J71916

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
Band 7
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.

Job summary
*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)
Life Assurance
Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Childcare vouchers
Career development
Voluntary Benefits

If you would like more information on this role call Everton on 0207 613 7573

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