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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/04/2021.

Graduate Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-2052

Elysium Healthcare
Occupational Therapy
Atherton, Manchester
£25,000 + Benefits

Are you an Occupational Therapist looking to embark on a rewarding career, where you are supported in everything you do? If so, join The Spinney and give your career the best start. 

You will work 37.5 hours a week alongside the multidisciplinary team at The Spinney, a service, which offers a range of care settings for men with personality disorder and/or mental illness. The purpose-built medium, low secure and rehabilitation wards, as well as a psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) are all set within an 11-acre site with extensive woodland and landscaped areas.

Give your career the best start by working alongside Registered Occupational Therapists, where you will assist in providing comprehensive occupational therapy assessments to support service users to build a brighter future.

Under supervision, you will be responsible for planning and facilitating needs-led and evidence-based group and individual programmes, where you will create individual rapports and identify service user’s needs in preparation for discharge.

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

Your responsibilities

  • Plan and regularly review appropriate OT treatment programmes under the supervision of a Senior Specialist OT
  • Attend and actively contribute to CPA/Case review meetings, working collaboratively with MDT colleagues in the planning and delivery of patients treatment programme
  • Participate in the planning, evaluation and audit of practices, clinical pathways and protocols in the services
  • Adhere to a timetable of sessions which equates to a minimum of 25 hours per week as per the needs of the service

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

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy 
  • State Registration (HPC)
  • Understanding of forensic service users’ needs
  • Evidence of ability to research, plan, implement and evaluate a project for a specific patient group
  • Experience of working with a similar caseload
  • Experience of providing Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment 

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £25,000
  • 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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