Occupational Therapist - Elderly Mental Health & Dementia

Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England
OL11 2HU
Compass Associates Ltd £ 28000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 28000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
10 Jul 2021

Job Description

Occupational Therapist - Elderly Mental Health & Dementia

Rochdale

Salary: £28,000 - £39,000 DOE        

 

Remit

Compass Associates is proud to be working with a specialist elderly care provider to headhunt for a full time permanent Occupational Therapist.

 

You will divide your working week between their Todmorden and Rochdale residential care homes for older adults with challenging behaviours due to backgrounds of dementia, mental health conditions, neurological conditions and complex needs. This is a new position due to the creation of new, in-house therapy teams across all sites.

 

Your role will involve carrying out detailed assessments, formulating therapy plans and delivering appropriate interventions, using evidence-based practice. Although the main Occupational Therapist, you will work closely with the Registered Manager, Matron, Specialist Nurses, Psychologist, Dietitian and Physiotherapist as well as liaising with external professionals including GPs, Psychiatrists and Social Workers.

 

This is an exciting role for a qualified Occupational Therapist who has some physical and mental health experience and is looking for a role where they can help to develop the OT provision.

 

Benefits:

25 days annual leave + bank holidays

Annual appraisals

Performance based bonus

Free uniform

Free parking

Career progression opportunities

CPD and further training opportunities

Reimbursed HCPC fees

Employee wellbeing scheme

Opportunity to shape the OT provision

Contributory pension

   

Commutable from: Manchester, Rochdale, Huddersfield, Burnley, Blackburn, Accrington, Keighley, Colne, Clitheroe, Rawtenstall, Bury, Oldham, Halifax, Hebden Bridge, Shaw, Bacup, Todmorden, Heywood, Failsworth, Prestwich, Middleton and nearby towns.  

 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate must have:

A recognised degree in Occupational Therapy

HCPC registration

At least 2 years' experience post-qualification - ideally a mix of physical and mental health

 

Interview Process

Informal chat with the HR Manager followed by a formal interview.

 

Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply   

     

Recommendations

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for each successful recommendation.        

     

Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments. 

Ref: LR/HQ00035198

Job Details

Occupational Therapist - Elderly Mental Health & Dementia

Rochdale, Greater Manchester, Englandd Compass Associates Ltd
Pay
£ 28000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jul 2021

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