Senior Occupational Therapist

Posted 10 March 2022
Salary£37152 - £43994 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInpatient OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Reference36391
Contact NameMAXXIMA PERMANENT

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Senior Occupational Therapist based in London. This is an exciting opportunity to join a private hospital with over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
 
As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you will be resposible for managing a defined caseload of clients with complex needs. The successful post holder will have the flexibility and autonomy to work in a variety of service areas including but not limited to the intensive care units, cardiac, orthopaedic, neurosurgical and medical wards.

Location: London
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 Hours)
Hrs: Shifts including late shift, on-call and weekend services
 
What’s in it for you?
  • £37,152 to £43,994 a year dependent on skills and experience
On a typical day you will:
  • Independently manage a defined caseload of complex cases across diagnostic client mixes.
  • Participate in the handover and allocation process on daily basis
  • Perform occupational analysis and risk evaluations leading to the formulation of sound discharge plans.
  • Use reasoning, communication, and negotiation skills to establish a therapeutic relationship in complex cases, managing barriers to communication
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation consistent with legal and organisational requirements
  • Be responsible for the formulation, development and implementation of departmental initiatives that promote time efficiency and quality patient care
  • Lead multidisciplinary initiatives.
  • Be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including but not limited to the management of patients in your care, funding authorizations, billing and team liaisons.
  • Prioritise and delegate efficiently
  • Undertake other duties as the request of the Head of Acute Therapy services.
  • Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure patients and carers are involved in development of client centered goals.  
  • Identify individual training needs to ensure high levels of professionalism an clinical skills
 What will you need to succeed in this role?
  • Current registered member of the HCPC
  • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
  • Experience in working in areas including but not limited to the intensive care units, cardiac, orthopaedic, neurosurgical and medical wards.
Unlock your potential:
If you are looking for a new exciting challenge - please apply today!

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