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Senior Occupational Therapist

Elysium Healthcare
  • Posted: 18 August 2020
  • Location: Tadworth
  • Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 + Pension, Career Development, Free Meals & Parking
As an experienced Occupational Therapist, join the team at Sturt House as a senior member of the service, where you will play a pivotal part in changing lives for the better.

Whether you re guiding the occupational health department or providing great healthcare to those who really need it, you’ll know a thing or two about helping people to develop new skills. It s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

With at least 2 years of clinical experience, you will manage a designated caseload using theoretical and practical methods, completing assessments, planning, implementing interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.

As an active and collaborative member of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide recovery-focused activities, care, and treatments. Your expertise will be put to good use as you will work collaboratively with service users and the team to develop, review, and evaluate individualised care plans.

Take the lead within the occupational health department, by providing support and training to the team, monitoring the budgets and resource purchases. You ll enjoy regional support from healthcare professionals and will be part of an environment where there is an emphasis on teamwork.

As you help improve the wellness of others, it’s our job to take care of you. As an Elysium employee, you will have continuous access to inclusive training, staff perks, and career progression tailor-made for you. So you can focus on delivering great healthcare as it should be.

Role – Senior Occupational Therapist

Location – Walton on the Hill, Surrey

Salary – £35,000 - £38,000 + Benefits

Hours – 37.5, Full-Time

Your responsibilities:

+ Manages and coordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities, and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication by the occupational therapists.
+ Receives and responds promptly to referrals, undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Ensure the team maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation/progress.
+ Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Elysiums policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards. Contributes to business growth by actively promoting Elysiums therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.
+ Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.
+ Contributes to service evaluation and development.

To be successful in this role, you ll need:

+ Holds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.
+ At least 2 years of clinical experience including some experience of working within a secure setting.

Where you will be working:

Location: Sturt s Lane, Walton on the Hill, Surrey, KT20 7RQ

You will be working at Sturt House, a recovery-focused, rehabilitation unit providing specialist mental health treatment for males aged 18 and over. Working as part of a team, you will provide individualised care and treatment utilising least restrictive practice principles and safe practice to support Service Users in their recovery.

Sturt House is committed to delivering a high standard of care, with the Service User encouraged and supported to be actively involved in the development and review of their treatment and pathway in accordance with their own abilities.

What you will get:

+ Annual salary of £35,000 - £38,000
+ The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
+ Free meals and parking
+ Wellbeing support and activities
+ Career development and training
+ Pension contribution
+ Life Assurance
+ Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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.

Job Information

  • Job Ref: 633
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Career Level: Allied Health Professional
  • Specialism: Mental Health
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Close Date: 18/09/2020
  • Ability to Drive: Required
  • Applicant Location: UK & EU Only
  • NMC Pin: Not Required
  • HCPC Qualification: Not Required
  • GMC Registration: Not Required