Occupational Therapist

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Berkshire
Salary
23000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP24000/annum
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 22 sites strategically placed across England and Wales.

Thornford Park Hospital - part of Elysium Healthcare - is an independent 133 bed hospital set in 23 acres of parkland on the outskirts of Newbury, Berkshire. We provide services for male patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) who require care in conditions of medium and low security and also have a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Thornford Park offers long-term treatment and rehabilitation to men with enduring mental disorders and forensic histories, and who present with multiple problems, challenging behaviour, high risk behaviour and complex needs.

We are looking for a keen and resourceful Occupational Therapist to join our OT team.

Annual salary: GBP23,000-GBP24,000
Hours per week: 37.5

Our Occupational Therapist role involves:

•Undertaking OT assessments, interventions and evaluations for a designated caseload
•Facilitating a flexible programme of OT groups and individual interventions as part of our tiered integrated group programme.
•Supervising STaR workers who work in your ward.
•Taking some administrative responsibilities.

To be successful as an Occupational Therapist, you'll need:

•Good personal organisational skills and accomplishment to lifelong learning.
•Current HPC registration with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

This role is working between Monday - Friday. You may occasionally be expected to work long days to accommodate evening groups within the hospital.

In addition to the salary, we offer a structured induction programme, regular supervision, excellent working conditions and a range of benefits including training opportunities, subsidised meals, career development and Childcare vouchers.

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

•25 days annual leave pro rota (at commencement of employment)
•A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
•Continuous learning and development
•Career development