Senior Occupational Therapist Position

New job role for a skilled Senior Occupational Therapist to work at secure unit which offers a great career prospective.

The rehabilitation centre is based in Warrington area with a great surrounding.

We are looking for a motivated, dynamic and forward thinking Senior Occupational Therapist who has a genuine desire to work in this setting and to improve the occupational needs of this patient group.

 

You will have an excellent understanding of Forensic Occupational Therapy, risk assessment and risk management.

The ability to supervise and support junior staff is essential due to the size of the team, and you will be required to cover for the Lead Occupational Therapist in her absence.

 

The successful candidate will be offered an excellent competitive salary of £ 34,518 per annum plus other great benefits and will be working a full time.

 

Qualifications/Experience

 

Need to do

  • To provide comprehensive and needs led Occupational Therapy assessments
  • To facilitate evidence based individual and group treatment programmes under supervision of Lead Occupational Therapist
  • To identify and action relevant referrals to Occupational Therapy support staff, Education and Psychology
  • To produce specific initial / progress / MHRT reports to meet CPA guidelines and Occupational Therapy service level agreements.
  • To maintain responsibility for managing own caseload.
  • To ensure that local policies, procedures and protocols are adhered to.

Need to be

  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Able to manage and support Occupational Therapy staff in a professional and sensitive manner
  • Non-judgemental and patient focused
  • Able to stay calm and work efficiently under pressure
  • Orientated towards quality and evidence based practice

To be considered for this role you must be qualified as Occupational Therapist and must be registered with HCPC

Reference ID: 1655




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