Our client in Nottinghamshire is looking for a Band 6 OT to join their team
Band 6 / Lead OT
You will be expected to be a Clinical Specialist in your own professional field, yet support junior staff across all Therapy areas.
To provide a high standard of advanced specialist assessment and treatment within
*the neuro-behavioural rehabilitation speciality for adults who have complex presentations and challenging behaviour
*End of life Care
*Slow stream rehabilitation
*Maintenance of long term conditions
To be a clinical specialist Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist within the multidisciplinary team, providing specialist advice to other specialist health professionals including: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nursing staff, Speech and Language Therapists and others as necessary.
To be a source of expertise and specialist advice for Therapists with less experience.
To provide clinical supervision and to teach Therapists, assistants and students on placement.
To undertake practical and theoretical teaching sessions with other disciplines, which will assist the team to maintain a consistent approach to each individual patient's rehabilitation programme and ensure that therapy is integrated into the patient's daily routine.
To be a fully integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team implementing long term maintenance and rehabilitation programmes.
To undertake health promotion initiatives and participate in related departmental and organisational events.
To work within the multi-disciplinary team at Pathfinders to provide a co-ordinated programme of individual care, which involves the patient, health and social care professionals, carers and families, and any others associated with the care of the patient.
To support the Therapy Lead in management of the Therapy team in line with Pathfinders Policies and Procedures and Therapy Team Departmental objectives.
To deputise for the Therapy Lead as required
To maintain own continuing professional development (CPD) by activities including:
Keeping abreast of new trends and development and incorporating them into clinical practice.
Ensuring that own practice and that of staff under your supervision is based upon best possible evidence.
Being an active member of the Therapy departmental in-service training programme and journal club by attendance at and by presentation to staff.
Attending internal and external training sessions, workshops, seminars, courses and conferences.
Liaising with fellow professionals and specialist working in neuro-rehabilitation and complex care.
Participating in Clinical Supervision.
To maintain and update a professional plan and portfolio.
To participate in the professional appraisal scheme both as an appraiser and an appraisee.
To participate in regular clinical supervision both as a supervisor and a recipient of supervision.
To assist with the selection and recruitment of the Therapy staff.
To provide advice and training for other members of the multi-disciplinary team including induction and ongoing sessions.
To represent the Therapy team on the floor and as required, at clinical governance and planning meetings.
To demonstrate a sound understanding of Clinical Governance and Risk Management and apply these in the workplace.
To demonstrate a working knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act, Equal Opportunities and Human Rights legislation and apply these in the workplace.
To train, supervise and support the performance of less experienced staff and students on placement.
To organise and manage appropriate delegation of patient care to assistant staff.
To deliver training to assistant staff.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327