Senior Occupational Therapist
Are you an established leader who strives for excellence in all aspects of your working life? If so then look no further! A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a Senior Occupational Therapist band 6 based in Chingford and Waltham Abbey, Essex. You will be travelling around the services delivering specialised client centred occupational therapy.
My client is well established and has achieved a good rating from the CQC and is looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist band 6 to oversee the service and to further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.
Salary - £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
Hours - Monday - Friday 0900 - 1700 but will need to travel to different services all within a local area. 40 hours per week.
Area - Located near to Chingford, Waltham Abbey and Erith.
Position - Permanent position
Responsibilities - Senior Occupational Therapist
To receive delegated referrals from Lead OT, independently manage and prioritise that case load.
To work autonomously and independently with access to sessional, clinical supervision.
To devise, implement and evaluate treatment programmes.
To complete comprehensive assessments of clients, using clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques which lead you to identify the client's strengths and needs. This will involve seeking and sharing personal and potentially sensitive information with the client.
To agree appropriate and realistic goals for treatment with the client and so produce a comprehensive treatment plan in order to achieve these goals.
To delegate appropriate case load to staff within our services, helping prioritise and ensure and ensure programmes of therapeutic activities are implemented.
To assist with developing and delivering relevant OT training as part of the internal training programme. To ensure personal training is completed on an annual basis.
To be a proactive member of the multi-disciplinary team and other agencies (e.g. Social services, Voluntary agencies) ensuring that effective communication and liaison takes place at all times.
Skills required - Senior Occupational Therapist
A minimum of 12 months postgraduate OT clinical experience.
Previous experience in a clinical learning disability/mental health setting.
Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development.
Ability to reflect and develop own practice.
Ability to contribute towards the training of other staff/students.
Willingness to train in TMA.
Degree in Occupational Therapy.
Member of the British Association of Occupational Therapy.
Maintenance of continuing professional development portfolio
Must be a commutable distance from Chingford and Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Benefits - Senior Occupational Therapist
Competitive salary - £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
Long term employment due to continued growth
Competitive holiday entitlement
Motivated management and employees
The position of Senior Occupational Therapist is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Chingford and Waltham Abbey, Essex.
This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.
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