Occupational Therapist - Complex Learning Disabilities

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
HD4 6RN
Compass Associates Ltd £ 30000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 30000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
3 Sep 2021
Closes
3 Oct 2021

Job Description

Occupational Therapist - Complex Learning Disabilities

West Yorkshire

£30,000 - £36,000 DOE

       

Remit

Compass Associates are proud to be working with a well-established Yorkshire based charity to headhunt for a full-time permanent Occupational Therapist.

 

This role is based at the charity's main site in Mirfield which provides specialist long term residential/respite care, support, education and therapy for adults and children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Many service users have additional complex needs including sensory processing disorders, communication difficulties/are non-verbal or require wheelchairs/walking aids. There are excellent facilities on site including a specialist school and well-equipped therapy centre which has a hydrotherapy pool, spa/jacuzzi and rebound therapy room. Service users also have access to assistive technology, sensory rooms, outdoor playgrounds, communal areas and SMART flat.

 

Your role will involve working directly with service users to carry out comprehensive assessments including equipment and adaptations, transfer techniques, challenging behaviours, social and sensory needs. Whilst you will mainly be working with adults, you will also have the opportunity to work with some of the children at the charity's on-site school.

 

You will receive clinical supervision and support from the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist as well as working closely with the other Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, SALTs and Therapy Assistants.

 

Benefits:

CPD and further training opportunities

Clinical supervision

Company pension

Comprehensive induction

Employee discount scheme

Employee assistance programme

Staff wellbeing scheme

25 days a/l + bank holidays

Free parking

Life insurance

   

Commutable from: Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Barnsley, Holmfirth, Rochdale, Ripponden, Todmorden, Keighley, Guiseley, Skipton, Otley, Horsforth, Wetherby, Harrogate, Pontefract, Castleford, Hemsworth and surrounding towns.

 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate must have:

A degree in Occupational Therapy

HCPC registration

A minimum of 2 years' post-qualification experience within learning disabilities

 

Interview Process

One stage - video interview with the Clinical Lead and Head of Therapy

 

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/HQ00036609

Job Details

Occupational Therapist - Complex Learning Disabilities

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Englandd Compass Associates Ltd
Pay
£ 30000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
3 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
3 Oct 2021

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