Occupational Therapist job in Worksop at Elysium Healthcare Limited

Occupational Therapist

Company: Elysium Healthcare Limited

Location: Newark upon Trent UK

Date Posted:Nov 03, 2017

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.  Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients. Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40 services strategically placed across England and Wales.  Annual salary: Band 5 Hours per week: 37.5 Our Occupational Therapistrole involves:  Being responsible for the assessment of patients occupational functioning and the development, implementation and evaluation of occupational therapy treatment and programmes for adults with severe and enduring Mental Health problems within a low secure unit setting.As a member of the clinical team, contributing to the overall assessment, treatment and care for women within a low secure setting.Contributing significantly to the development of the Occupational Therapy Service carrying out service development projects as directed by the Head Occupational Therapist.Undertaking delegated professional duties to ensure the effective and efficient running of the OT service, representing the Head Occupational Therapist and OT department as required.Acting as a visible, accessible and authoritative presence to whom service users, carers and family members can approach for assistance, support, advice and guidance.Contributing to the development and delivery of appropriate training for Occupational Therapy Staff and the wider multi-disciplinary team. To be successful as a Occupational Therapist, you’ll need: EssentialState Registered O.T. with Dip COT qualification or degreeExperience of Occupational Therapy with people with mental health needsUnderstanding & working knowledge of relevant legislationStrong current knowledge of best practice within Mental HealthPrevious experience of working within a multi-disciplinary teamKnowledge and practical experience of the Occupational Therapy process in a mental health settingExperience, knowledge and skill in supervising OT staff and studentsExcellent written and verbal communication skills IT literate, including Microsoft OfficeAbility to initiate and implement service development to improve the effectiveness of occupational therapy servicesEvidence of post graduate continuing professional development relevant to the post.To be able to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of treatment strategies for women with mental health problems. DesirableGood knowledge of national developments and priorities in the areas of gender sensitive care for women with mental health problemsSpecialist training & experience in a relevant clinical fieldTo have undertaken training in risk assessment and risk management planningTo have a knowledge and understanding of gender specific issuesTo have worked within a forensic environmentExperience, knowledge and skill in audit and/or researchExperience, knowledge and skill of the Model of Human OccupationExperience, knowledge and skill in community rehabilitation and recovery approaches i.e. interventions to support vocational and educational aspirations and social inclusion About our benefits In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:   Being part of an established Occupational Therapy team and wider MDT25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) Employee Assistance Services Continuous learning and development Childcare vouchersCareer development Voluntary Benefits  View full job description
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