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Senior Occupational Therapist

Posted 13 days 1 hour ago by Elysium Healthcare

£40,040 Annual
Not Specified
Somerset, Wellington, United Kingdom, TA210
Job Description

Are you an experienced and motivated Occupational Therapist looking for an opportunity to grow and develop? If so, join Wellesley Hospital a service for men and women with mental health problems.

You will be instrumental in promoting health and independence by delivering high quality occupational therapy assessments and interventions, along with providing clinical leadership, supervision, and consultation to the wider multidisciplinary team.

You will be key in demonstrating highly specialist expertise and specialist occupational therapy skills in areas such as occupational engagement, environmental adaption, development and maintenance of skills needed for meaningful participation.

You will also have experience in managing a designated caseload using theoretical and practical experience, completing assessments, planning, implementing interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.

At Wellesley Hospital you will have the chance to develop specialist skills throughout your time with us. Your professional growth is important, which is why there are numerous career development opportunities to keep you learning and improving. You'll also receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals.

To start your career at and experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like, apply today!

Your responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist will include:

  • Communicating effectively with a range of clinicians, managers, directors, associate directors, people who access services, carers/supporter/family members, stakeholders and agencies
  • Providing compassionate and effective leadership to junior staff including support staff and assistants
  • Ensuring the delivery of occupational therapy student placements
  • Supporting the completion of appraisals/personal development plans with junior staff
  • To be responsible for the development and implementation of appropriate policies, protocols and care pathways

To be a Successful Occupational Therapist you will need:

  • Occupational Therapy profession qualification
  • UK HCPC Registration
  • Extensive and relevant post qualification clinical experience with children and young people who have complex needs
  • Extensive experience of applying occupational frames of reference and approaches
  • Demonstrates evidence highly effective clinical reasoning skills
  • Highly specialist knowledge of relevant assessment and treatment models
  • Knowledge of how to work with neurodiverse individuals

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £40,040
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offer and much more.

Where you will be working:

Location: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF

You will be working at Wellesley Hospital, a purpose built 75 bed hospital in Wellington (Somerset) for men and women with mental health problems.

The Wellesley Hospital built in 2017 works alongside Devon Partnership NHS Trust, Avon and Wiltshire Foundation Trust, Cornwall Foundation Trust, 2gether Foundation Trust, Cygnet Healthcare and Livewell to deliver the best possible environment for patients with mental health issues

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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