Occupational Therapist

Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Elysium Healthcare A salary of up to £46,000 Full time Save This Job
A salary of up to £46,000
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
5 Jul 2024
4 Aug 2024

Job Description

Are you an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with people with neurological conditions to support their rehabilitation, condition management and maximise their quality of life ? Join the developing t ransdisciplinary team at M oorlands in Cheadle to help people build a brighter future while being supported in your career. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Moorlands Neurological Centre is a new, innovative service providing neurobehavioral rehabilitation for people with acquired brain injury and complex needs which prevents them accessing their potential in other settings. Within Moorlands, neurobehavioural rehabilitation creates a 'relentlessly positive' therapeutic climate through provision of a 24/7 outcome focused programme, delivered by expert clinicians working as a transdisciplinary team. There are highly experienced practitioners such as Professor Nick Alderman, Senior Clinical Director for the Neurological Services, who was recently been awarded a lifetime achievement award in recognition of his ...immense" contribution to neurobehavioural rehabilitation. Professor Alderman is co-editor of a recently published a book concerning management of challenging behaviour that is a consequence of acquired brain injury.

You'll work in partnership with residents and carers to set realistic goals and develop collaborative intervention plans, with regular reviews to monitor progress and adapt.

Working as a member of the transdisciplinary team, you'll ensure that high quality individualised care is delivered, which ensures safety and a commitment to promoting recovery, wellbeing, and maximising independence/quality of life.

You will be familiar with the use of outcome measures such as FIM/FAM, CRS-R, WHIM and TOMS, and have experience in managing a designated caseload using knowledge of relevant Occupational Therapy t heory. You'll also have practical experience of completing assessments, planning, implementing evidence-based Occupational Therapy interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a wide variety of training courses to support you reaching your career goals.

As an Occupational Therapist you will be:
  • Completing neurological assessments, treatment planning and interventions
  • Rehabilitation interventions to improve function and independence with ADLs
  • Cognitive assessment/rehabilitation
  • Using of therapeutic handling skills
  • Assessing environment and equipment needs including specialist seating
  • Identifying ongoing needs whilst maximising quality of life
  • Liaising with community colleagues to facilitate complex discharge planning
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • Supervising Occupational Therapy support staff and students
  • Implementing and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities
Where you will be working:

Location : Moorlands Neurological Centre, Lockwood Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 4QU

Moorlands Neurological Centre is being developed as a neuro behavioural hospital service for men and women over the age of 18 years, who have an acquired brain injury. The service will support and care for people who, because of their injury, have challenging and complex needs that are preventing them from making further progress with their lives and require a neuro behavioural rehabilitation programme

What you will get:
  • Annual salary of up to £46,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Subsidised meals
  • Free parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts, special offers and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

Elysium Healthcare

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Job Details

Occupational Therapist

Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Englandd Elysium Healthcare
A salary of up to £46,000
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
5 Jul 2024
4 Aug 2024

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