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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/12/2020.

Lead Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-1586

Elysium Healthcare
£38,890 - £44,503

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, join the multidisciplinary team at Rhodes Wood Hospital in Hatfield where you will help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will lead the occupational therapist team atRhodes Wood Hospital in Hatfield,a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service, which empowers recovery to children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders. With previous experience within a similar role and/or setting,you will havemanaging a designated caseload and will be responsibleforcompleting assessments, planning and facilitatinggroup sessions, implementing 1-1 interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to service users care plans. You will lead, support and supervise the occupational health team and will be responsiblefor monitoring budgets, resource purchases, oversea therecruitment and induction process. With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you’ll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

Your responsibilities:

  • To review evidence basepracticein relation to the provision of occupational therapy in the treatment of childhood and adolescent eating disorders to ensure the service is providing a high quality evidence based treatment approach.
  • To undertake detailed and highly specialist and systemic assessment of children and families using such assessment procedures.
  • The provision of highly specialist one-to-one clinical consultations to other clinical staff.
  • Contribute to the requirements of CPD provision and support the learning of multidisciplinary staff team at all levels of expertise.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy or BSc in Occupational Therapy and Registered with the Health Professions Council
  • Attendance at postgraduate courses providing specialist knowledge or experience in Eating Disorders
  • Experience of working within a clinical/care environment
  • Experience of working in CAMHS Settings
  • Experience or motivation to work with young people with Autistic spectrum Disorder


What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £38,890 - £44,503
  • 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.


About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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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