Band 6 OT

Posted 28 July 2021
Salary£24 - £25 per hour
LocationPoulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England
Job type Temporary
DisciplineInpatient OT, Occupational Therapy Jobs
Reference30807AZ
Contact NameAlexander Zalewski

Job description

Maxxima are seeking Band 6 O/T to join a small, friendly service that directly supports older people with complex dementia /mental health needs residing in  Leeds care homes. The service is provided by registered Nurses and Occupational Therapists with a background and specialist knowledge and skill in mental health /dementia. Broadly, the model of service delivery includes: care coordination; timely assessment, role modelling appropriate behaviours / techniques, education for care staff tailored to the needs of the individual service user, fast access to mental health, psychology and pharmacological advice. 
The job requires team members to undertake the role of Care Coordinator and to provide tailored, clinical assessment and intervention to care home residents to support care homes with more complex residents.
We have recently embraced the CLEAR dementia strategy, developed in Northern Ireland and our ethos is underpinned by person-centred dementia care.  You will be part of an MDT consisting of enthusiastic occupational therapists, nurses and psychologist, with medical support from sector Consultant Psychiatrists and their colleagues. The service currently operates Monday to Friday as a temporary measure to to covid and staffing pressure (usual operation is over 7 days with the core working hours Monday to Friday and a requirement to undertake some weekend work).

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