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Occupational Therapist

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Occupational Therapist to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Darlington, County Durham area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



The hospital provides specialist inpatient care for people with mental health needs and presenting with complex needs and behaviours that challenge, in a safe and supportive environment and provide specialist care such as mixed acute care, low secure mental illness and complex needs



As the Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:



  • Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication

  • Receives and responds 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.

    Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patients rehabilitation / progress

  • Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff

  • Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with company policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards

  • Contributes to business growth by actively promoting therapy services in line with the local units' business plan

  • Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient's rehabilitation



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Experience of working within the specialised area i.e.

    addictions, neuro-rehab or eating disorders

  • Able to show a can-do attitude always

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Hold a full driving licence

  • Must participate in appropriate clinical supervision



The successful Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary up to £24,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • Disclosure check cost coverage

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising with years' service

  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra day's annual leave

  • Free on-site parking

  • Complimentary Access to our on-site gymnasium

  • Online benefits and cashback rewards

  • Free meal whilst on site

  • SMART Pension option

  • Local rewards and recognition programme open to all colleagues

  • Excellent staff break facilities in our bespoke new staff lounge



To be considered for this position you must have a degree in Occupational Therapy and registered with the HCPC


Reference ID: 2330


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV




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