Occupational Therapist - Stoke-on-trent - Permanent

Posted 31 August 2023
Salary £32000 per annum
LocationStoke-on-Trent
Job type Permanent
Discipline Community OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Reference49585
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 an experienced Occupational Therapist in Neuro rehabilitation, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Stoke-on-trent, which is easily accessible via public transport.
 
About the role:
As an Occupational Therapist, you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the service to patients is planned, delivered and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service.

What’s in it for you as an Occupational Therapist:
  • 33 days annual leave inc. 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 an Occupational Therapist:
  • Plan and implement individual and group interventions collaboratively with patient/s. 
  • Provide complex discharge planning, casting and splinting, assessing occupational performance as well as cognition and behaviour and assessing those in prolonged disorders of consciousness to identify level of awareness and compiling appropriate treatment plans Actively implementing evidence-based practice.
  • Maintain accurate patient records, including care notes, written reports and discharge summaries in accordance with Occupational Therapy  professional standards.
  • Establish effective communication with patients and their carers, all staff and other agencies.
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid neurological rehabilitation 
  • To fulfil a variety of duties and responsibilities associated with maintaining a caseload, meeting the standards set in the Occupational Therapy department care-pathway while adhering to HCPC regulations.
  • Complete full assessments, plan, implement intervention and evaluate outcomes as per department pathway, enabling the patient in areas of self-care, productivity, and leisure.
What we are looking for in an Occupational Therapist:
  • Registered Occupational Therapist with Dip COT qualification or degree 
  • Member of British Association of Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in working in a neurological setting or demonstrate interest in working in this area 
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
 
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.