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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/03/2021.

Occuaptional Therapist

Job Reference: J265-1955

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive + Benefits

As an Occupational Therapist you will work to improve the occupational lives of men from diverse backgrounds who are challenged by a range of mental health conditions.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team at Aberbeeg Hospital, a 12 bedded low secure service for men – with a brand new medium secure ward for men opening in July 2021.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will have experience in managing a designated caseload, using theoretical knowledge and practical experience to assess service users’ needs and to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic interventions.

You will design and implement a therapeutic programme which focus on empowering recovery and independence through least restrictive practice. Opportunities for service users at Aberbeeg include a range of work and vocational roles, such as animal care and the chance to create content for our own internet radio station.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you’ll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of online and CPD training courses to support you in reaching your career goals.

This role involves:

  • Completing assessments, planning sessions and implementing interventions.
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • Supervise Activity Coordinator
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to support the care plans

To be successful in this role:

  • Current HPC registration and BAOT membership
  • Experience of working within a similar setting

What you will get:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • 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 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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