Senior Occupational Therapist

£36000 - £40000 per annum 
Job Type:
Medical and Nursing 
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We’re looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist (band 6) to work for care provider with care homes, rehabilitation units and supported living services in south east London and Kent. As an Occupational Therapist you’ll provide specialised client-centred occupational therapy intervention to clients (aged 16 or over) who are resident in the community and are referred due to complex needs. It’s a great chance to join an organisation that are passionate e about achieving great outcomes for the people they support, and you’ll be part of a team of like-minded care professional that love what they do. On offer is a salary of £36000 plus an excellent benefits package.

The Senior Occupational Therapist Role:

The Senior Occupational Therapist is responsible for the delivery of effective Occupational Therapy services across multiple sites for adults residing in community rehabilitation units who present with learning disabilities and complex needs, utilising Occupational Therapy skills to effectively assess, treat and provide ongoing evaluation of clients.

Your responsibilities will include;

To work as an autonomous practitioner in managing a defined caseload of complex cases, in a community setting. To evidence problem solving and clinical reasoning skills in line with evidence-based and client-centred principles. To formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan designed to reduce the impact of disability, from an assessment of the client’s needs.

  • To be an influential member of the multidisciplinary team, providing expert, integrated, client-centred, goal-orientated rehabilitation.
  • To provide supervision, teaching and appraisal for junior occupational therapists, support workers, students and other members of the multidisciplinary team
  • To receive delegated referrals from Lead OT, independently manage and prioritise that case load.
  • To work autonomously and independently with access to sessional, clinical supervision.
  • To devise, implement and evaluate treatment programmes.
  • To complete comprehensive assessments of clients, using clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques which lead you to identify the client’s strengths and needs. This will involve seeking and sharing personal and potentially sensitive information with the client.
  • To agree appropriate and realistic goals for treatment with the client and so produce a comprehensive treatment plan in order to achieve these goals.
  • To delegate appropriate case load to Occupational Therapy Assistant/s (OTA), helping prioritise and ensure programmes of therapeutic activities are implemented

The Successful Candidate

  • A minimum of 12 months postgraduate Occupational Therapy clinical experience.
  • Previous experience in a clinical learning
  • HCPC Registration.
  • Member of the British Association of Occupational Therapy.
  • Previous experience in a clinical learning disability/mental health setting.
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development

The Package

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced rates for all public holidays
  • Financial support towards professional qualifications
  • Enhanced DBS cost covered
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Online rewards and high street discounts
  • Support from our Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Membership of employer contribution pension fund

Interested? Please respond with an updated CV to be considered or for more information, please contact Kelly on 0121 362 2315

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing across the UK. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career within the Health and Care Sector please refer them to us.

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