Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist (Neuro/Stroke)

Posted 28 May 2021
Salary£28 - £38 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineStroke/neurological OT, Occupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameHenry cooke

Job description

Maxxima has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Occupational Therapist with Neuro experience to work and lead, a interdisciplinary team providing occupational therapy input within the BIRT Neurobehavioural model to service users with acquired brain injury (ABI) in a private organisation in Liverpool.

Clinical / Professional Practice
• To work within a specialist clinical area as an autonomous professional with highly developed skills and knowledge potentially as the sole clinician but with supervision (which may be remote) of a more senior OT. To accept professional accountability and responsibility.
• To manage and prioritise a caseload of service users with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour.
• To complete the OT process and to use evidence based/service user centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, formulate a treatment plan, implement and evaluate interventions bringing specialist knowledge to more complex cases.
• To address occupational performance and skill deficits enabling the service user in areas of self-maintenance, productivity, education and leisure.
• To develop programmes of care, ensure adequate and detailed handover of programmes to rehabilitation support workers or therapy assistants, monitor through data gathering, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of intervention according to the neurobehavioural model.
• To delegate tasks appropriately according to the competence of colleagues and take responsibility for handover, monitoring and review.
• To use highly developed interpersonal skills and empathy to engage those service users and families who may be resistant to the rehabilitation process or may be distressed.
• To carry out detailed risk assessments including for more complex issues and ensure these are regularly reviewed and updated and
communicate this with the team effectively.

The pay is negotiable and will range from £28-38 p/h. Ideally looking for a full-time candidate but part-time applicants will be considered. This is an on-going position, and is based at Redford Court, Liverpool.

If this seems like a position that interests you, please do apply above, or contact the Occupational Therapy team at Maxxima on 02077498286. Email for any queries related to this post.

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