Occupational Therapist

Caretech Community Services Ltd

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Multi-professional therapy team. You would be part of a dynamic and supportive team that includes Physiotherapy, Speech & Language therapy, Psychology and Nursing. The successful applicant should have a desire to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. The role would ideally suit an Occupational Therapist, who has completed a rotational post, or someone who is seeking to specialise in neuro rehabilitation and would like to develop their clinical skills further in this specialist field. HCPC registration is essential. Experience of working with people with neurological conditions is essential. Previous experience of specific brain injury rehabilitation is desirable.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of male clients with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the multi professional Therapy Team, form a comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Occupational Therapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Occupational Therapy intervention, as well as support and offer guidance on issues related to Occupational Therapy, such as activities of daily living, manual handling, equipment and meaningful activity.

About us

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male and female adults. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 5 sites in Northamptonshire, West Sussex and Suffolk, providing assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of nursing and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

Date posted

07 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£32,467 to £35,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

VPD127B907

Job locations

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Job description

Job responsibilities

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male and female adults. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 5 sites in Northamptonshire, West Sussex and Suffolk, providing assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of nursing and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Multi-professional therapy team. You would be part of a dynamic and supportive team that includes Physiotherapy, Speech & Language therapy, Psychology and Nursing.

The successful applicant should have a desire to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. The role would ideally suit an Occupational Therapist, who has completed a rotational post, or someone who is seeking to specialise in neuro rehabilitation and would like to develop their clinical skills further in this specialist field. HCPC registration is essential. Experience of working with people with neurological conditions is essential. Previous experience of specific brain injury rehabilitation is desirable.

The post will involve working as part of the Occupational Therapist service covering the rehabilitation services based at the Hill Top site, Hartwell, Northamptonshire.

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of male clients with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the multi professional Therapy Team, form a comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Occupational Therapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Occupational Therapy intervention, as well as support and offer guidance on issues related to Occupational Therapy, such as activities of daily living, manual handling, equipment and meaningful activity.

Expectations

The Oakleaf Group expect all staff to participate in continual professional development. Regular supervision is provided and in-service and external training are available. Opportunities for the development of leadership skills are also available, such as the mentoring of assistant staff.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapy to develop their skills within a conscientious, hard working and supportive team, allowing creativity within their work. The role requires the hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Weekend and Bank holiday working is not required.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Benefits

Pension scheme Private Healthcare Scheme Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation Training courses and CPD opportunities Being part of one of the leading providers of neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire Regular supervision and support from a highly specialist Occupational Therapist, and Therapy Manager within the Therapy team Free meals when on shift Cycle to work scheme Discounted shopping scheme

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male and female adults. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across 5 sites in Northamptonshire, West Sussex and Suffolk, providing assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of nursing and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Multi-professional therapy team. You would be part of a dynamic and supportive team that includes Physiotherapy, Speech & Language therapy, Psychology and Nursing.

The successful applicant should have a desire to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. The role would ideally suit an Occupational Therapist, who has completed a rotational post, or someone who is seeking to specialise in neuro rehabilitation and would like to develop their clinical skills further in this specialist field. HCPC registration is essential. Experience of working with people with neurological conditions is essential. Previous experience of specific brain injury rehabilitation is desirable.

The post will involve working as part of the Occupational Therapist service covering the rehabilitation services based at the Hill Top site, Hartwell, Northamptonshire.

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of male clients with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the multi professional Therapy Team, form a comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Occupational Therapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Occupational Therapy intervention, as well as support and offer guidance on issues related to Occupational Therapy, such as activities of daily living, manual handling, equipment and meaningful activity.

Expectations

The Oakleaf Group expect all staff to participate in continual professional development. Regular supervision is provided and in-service and external training are available. Opportunities for the development of leadership skills are also available, such as the mentoring of assistant staff.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapy to develop their skills within a conscientious, hard working and supportive team, allowing creativity within their work. The role requires the hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Weekend and Bank holiday working is not required.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Benefits

Pension scheme Private Healthcare Scheme Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation Training courses and CPD opportunities Being part of one of the leading providers of neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire Regular supervision and support from a highly specialist Occupational Therapist, and Therapy Manager within the Therapy team Free meals when on shift Cycle to work scheme Discounted shopping scheme

Person Specification

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Caretech Community Services Ltd

Address

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Employer's website

https://www.caretech-uk.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Caretech Community Services Ltd

Address

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


Employer's website

https://www.caretech-uk.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Recruiter

Sandra Knowles

VPD127B907.1286@vacancyposter.com

03332220710

Date posted

07 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£32,467 to £35,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

VPD127B907

Job locations

Oakleaf Care (hartwell) Ltd

Ashton Road

Hartwell

Northampton

NN7 2EY


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