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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2021.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-1802

Elysium Healthcare
£24,907-- £37,890

As an Occupational Therapist, join the multidisciplinary team at Pinhoe View in Exeter where you will help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.


Working 37.5 hours a week, you will join the occupational therapy team at Pinhoe View, a new purpose-built facility, where a range of mental health services are provided for adults with acute mental health conditions.


The service is due to open in March 2021, you will be working at Wellesley Hospital in Wellington as an interim.


Enjoy working alongside the Occupational Therapy team, where you will be supported by the Lead Occupational Therapist, as you manage a designated caseload across two inpatient wards.


You will be responsible for completing occupationally-focused assessments, planning and facilitating group sessions, implementing 1-1 interventions, and evaluating outcomes that are needs-led, evidence-based and aligned to service user’s care plans.


As an Occupational Therapist, you will contribute to the development and quality improvement initiatives at Pinhoe View, including reducing restrictive practices to support service users on their recovery programme.


A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.


This role involves:

  • Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery.


To be successful in this role:

  • Current HCPC registration and ideally have BAOT membership with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge and use of a range of OT assessments and outcome measures.
  • Ideally with experience of working within a similar setting or having had a clinical placement in a mental health setting.


What you will get:

  • Competitive annual salary (dependent on experience) : £24,907 - £37,890 + Benefits
  • 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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