Occupational Therapist - Inpatient CAMHS

Chelmsford, Essex, England
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The Placement Group £42618.0 - 42618.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£42618.0 - 42618.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
25 Apr 2024
Closes
22 Oct 2024

Job Description

Our well-known client has a Senior Occupational Therapist permanent vacancy in London.

Senior Occupational Therapist - Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £42,618 dep on Exp
Hours: full time post (37.5 hours a week - Monday to Friday).
Client Group: The Tier 4 Inpatient CAMHS Service - Hospital

They provide expert treatment for a range of mental health challenges, including treatment for depression, drug and alcohol addiction treatment, and outpatient support for adults with eating disorders. They also have a private adolescent inpatient service.


Job Role:

* To work with patients using evidence based and patient centric principals to assess, plan, implement and evaluate occupation focused interventions, which provide patients with the confidence and skills to increase occupational functioning.

* To provide Occupational Therapy (OT) to the Tier 4 Inpatient CAMHS Service, working in collaboration with Occupational Therapy Lead to ensure Occupational Therapy services are proactive and supportive of clients objectives.

* To lead therapeutic group work interventions and deliver a highly specialised and advanced standard of OT assessment, treatment and management for patients of complex needs.

* Supports the lead OT in co-ordinating 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 patient's rehabilitation / progress.
* Leads in a specific area with some responsibility for service and team performance; creative problem solver; supervises staff/students; consistently undertakes self-development.
* Ensures the effective and efficient management of junior staff.
* Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is within national and local policies and procedures (including, but not limited to, health and safety, risk management, complaints, data protection, professional regulation where appropriate (Health and Care Professions Council), codes and standards of professional practice (Royal College of Occupational Therapists), equality and diversity policies, service user involvement).
* Contributes to business growth by actively promoting client therapy services in line with the local units' business plan.
* Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient's journey.
* Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.
* To be a source of knowledge and expertise regarding Occupational Therapy Services, relatives and colleagues of all disciplines.
* To support lead OT as an expert resource on Occupational Therapy, providing specialist support and advice to the Occupational Therapy team, students, members of the multi-disciplinary team and professionals working in external agencies.
* To support the lead OT in the allocation and prioritisation of workload for all OT staff in the team, to ensure that resources are matched efficiently and effectively to client needs. To delegate responsibilities to the staff in keeping with their grade and competency.
* This role will be focused upon developing and maintaining productive and stable relationships with patients through effective communication, coaching and highly developed interpersonal skills. Share information effectively and concisely in a range of situations.

To Qualify:

* Diploma in Occupational Therapy. Degree, Honours Degree or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and accreditation by the HCPC
* A member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapist (RCOT)
* Think critically and reflect when making professional judgements, including those in more complex and unpredictable contexts, guided as necessary by peers and more experienced colleagues.
* Actively listen and seek the views of others to facilitate shared ownership of decision making.


Client Offers:

* Excellent Salary Package
* Fantastic Team to work with
* Opportunity to further your career

For more information, please contact Apply

Ref: J800002055

Job Details

Occupational Therapist - Inpatient CAMHS

Chelmsford, Essex, Englandd The Placement Group
Pay
£42618.0 - 42618.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
25 Apr 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
22 Oct 2024

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