Occupational Therapist - Brain Injury

Brain Injury
Band 6
Hertfordshire, Beds and Herts
£38360 - £44700 per annum

Occupational Therapist - Brain Injury

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Our Client UK's leading charity helping people to thrive after brain injury have a rewarding Occupational Therapist Permanent vacancy in their center in Hertfordshire.

Occupational Therapist - Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £38,360 - £44,700 per Annum
Client Group: Rehabilitation/Neurological - Brain Injury
Sponsorship available if in the UK already

They provide innovative rehabilitation and ongoing support to ensure life after brain injury can be a life well lived. Combining decades of experience with lates techniques & technology means we can help people with brain injuries to live better lives. They offer services to support people along every step of their recovery.

Job Role:

* To provide an occupational therapy service by assessing, implementing (by self or colleagues) and evaluating programmes of person centred care as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
* This role carries no line management responsibilities, but the post holder will have a responsibility to mentor and supervise more junior members of the team
* The post holder will be expected to work effectively with the Therapy team, the nursing teams and the wider Multi-Disciplinary Team
* Responsible for working alongside and/or supporting volunteers, assistants, and students within their team
* Responsible for assessment of service user needs and to develop an appropriate person centred treatment programme to meet individual needs
* To promote choice in all aspects of clinical practice reviewing and making suggestions to enhance the service user experience and enabling concerns and complaints to be raised freely by service users and their representatives
* To liaise and communicate with other health and social care professionals and volunteers in the planning and delivery of occupational therapy
* To ensure appropriate provision and maintenance of equipment within available resources
* To ensure that up to date written and electronic records are maintained in accordance with Professional and Brainkind standards, and that sensitive information is held securely
* Responsible to share knowledge and expertise with other staff through formal and informal teaching
* Facilitating the safe and smooth running of the Service, the post holder is expected to maintain a safe working environment, maintain service user confidentiality, and occasionally take on reasonable additional tasks
* This post holds no budgetary responsibility but will be expected to help control and minimise expenditure and costs where appropriate
* Accountable to ensure a duty of candour is followed in giving information to service users and/or their representative
* Accountable to assume clinical responsibility for the management of a specific caseload

To Qualify:

* Diploma / BSC (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
* Current and valid Registration with Health & Care Professions Council
* Evidence of Continued Professional Development
* Knowledge and application of OT assessments and interventions using clinical reasoning.
* An ability to work autonomously and to set own and support others' priorities.
* An ability to confidently assess and manage risk in relation to occupational performance.
* An ability to organise, co-ordinate and respond efficiently to complex information.
* Competent IT skills
* Knowledge of relevant legislation and its impact on current practice
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Client Offers:

* Excellent salary package
* Superb team to work with
* Supportive company

For more information, please contact parul.patel@justot.co.uk

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