Lead Occupational Therapist - Young Adults Eating Disorders - Permanent

Posted 24 January 2024
Salary £44000 - £46000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Occupational therapy assistantOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for a Lead Occupational Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Midhurst, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Lead Occupational Therapist, you will deliver, treat and empower each young person to live a safe and independent life and reach their individual potential. 

What’s in it for you as a Lead Occupational Therapist:
  • Salary of £44,000 to £46,000 dependant on experience reviewed annually
  • £500o welcome bonus
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) - plus your birthday off
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
Your main responsibilities as a Lead Occupational Therapist:
  • Receive and respond 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
  • Attend any meetings called by the Senior Management Team and will develop therapies (and make any changes to the therapy provision) according to the agreed local occupational therapy strategy at the hospital which will change over time
  • Ensure the effective and efficient management of more junior staff
  • Maintain and develop close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team
  • Maintain effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation
What we are looking for in a Lead Occupational Therapist:
  • Occupational Therapy professional qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • Clinical supervision training
  • Post graduate training in sensory integration
  • Experience in a inpatient setting
  • Knowledge and experience with Eating Disorders
  • Ability to contribute to the leadership and development of the therapy service to ensure that it meets the needs of the patients admitted to the Unit
  • Experience of delivering group interventions
  • A high attention to detail regarding work and patient records
  • Ability to articipate in quality improvement activities and clinical audits when required
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com