Occupational Therapist

Enfield, London, Greater London, England
N5 2NR
Pay
N/A
Hours
Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager
Posted
4 Nov 2020
Closes
4 Dec 2020

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and motivated part-time Occupational Therapist to join our care and support rehabilitation services based in Enfield, supporting adults with complex mental health needs. This is an exciting time to join our multi-disciplinary team in providing high quality care and empowering our service users to manage their health needs and achieve future independence.

Key Responsibilities:

To provide an Occupational Therapy Service across all group services in Enfield

To work with adult patients with severe and enduring mental illness and to identify Occupational therapy goals as part of the overall care plan.

Implementing, analysing and interpreting specialist Occupational Therapy tools to support successful move on to independent living

Plan and implement a range of therapeutic individual and group work, carry out functional assessments and contribute to multi-disciplinary team care planning and risk assessments

Develop new interventions that enhance patients’ skills development and social inclusion as well as provide support and leadership to Support staff.

To apply a good level of understanding forensic mental health and provide training and advice on lifestyle changes and adaptations to the patient’s social and physical environment.

To be actively involved in the MDT care planning process.

Experience Required:

Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy

HCPC Registered

Previous work experience in occupational therapy intervention with evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge of current developments in relevant legislation, national guidance and frameworks in relation to mental health

A commitment to delivering high quality care, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities

Awareness of national and local issues and how they affect delivery of the OT Service

Have the interests of service users at heart and ensuring they receive the highest standards of service provision

Ability to communicate highly complex and highly sensitive information effectively, to a wide range of people

Benefits of working with us:

Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

Study support

Access to employee assistance programme

Medi-cash which includes the following:

Discount gym membership

Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses

Dental treatment via NHS or Private

Physiotherapy, Massage and a range of other therapies

25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave

Life Assurance

In order to apply, please visit our careers page in order to complete an application form: https:// Apply/work-with-us/current-vacancies/occupational-therapist/

Ref: OT-Enfield

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