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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/09/2020.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-1241

Elysium Healthcare
£27,322 + £3,000 Welcome Bonus

As an Occupational Therapist, you change lives for the better. Join the multidisciplinary team in Cheadle and help people build a brighter future. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

You will have experience in managing a designated caseload using theoretical and practical experience, completing assessments, planning, implementing interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans. 

Undertaking assessments using the Model of Human Occupation (MoHo) framework, you will implement and develop of evidence-based therapeutic activities to support men with a learning disability and/or autism to positively progress through their care plans 

If you can think creatively and build a strong rapport with some of the most vulnerable people in society then you’ll feel right at home at The Woodhouse. With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you’ll receive a £3,000 Welcome Bonus, support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

Role - Occupational Therapist 

Location - Cheadle, Staffordshire

Salary - £27,322 + £3,000 Welcome Bonus & Benefits 

Hours - 37.5, Full-Time (Occasional Evenings)

This role involves:

  • Facilitate a flexible programme of OT groups and individual interventions as part of our tiered integrated therapeutic group programme.
  • Completing assessments.
  • Planning sessions.
  • Implementing intervention.
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans.
  • Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery.

To be successful in this role:

  • Current HPC registration and full BOAT membership with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge and use of a range of OT assessments and outcome measures.
  • Experience of working within a similar setting.

What you will get:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • £3,000 Welcome Bonus 
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

Where you will be working 

Location: The Woodhouse, Lockwood Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 4QU

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you’ll work alongside colleagues who provide person-centered care for men with a learning disability and/or Autism. Gaining experience across low secure and locked rehabilitation environments to support better health and greater independence.

You’ll work in an office, with service user environments ranging from small village cottages, where independent living skills can be developed, to 8 bedded units that facilitate the development of daily living skills. The service values positive risk-taking opportunities within a context of robust risk assessment and management to ensure those we support are kept safe.

The Woodhouse is located near Cheadle in Staffordshire, which is commutable from Derby, Stoke-on-Trent, Uttoxeter and surrounding areas.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. 

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