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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.

Lead Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-1947

Elysium Healthcare
Occupational Therapy
£28,000 + Benefits

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge? Is so, this might be for you. Join the multidisciplinary team at Bromley Road in Catford and lead the Occupational Therapy team to do what they do best. Changing lives for the better.

As a Lead Occupational Therapist, you will work 37.5 hours a week at Bromley Road, a rehabilitation service for men and women with enduring mental health issues, complex needs and complicated addiction problems. People in your care may include those who have a forensic history and those who are detained under the Mental Health Act.

With prior experience within a similar role and/or setting, you will manage a designated caseload which will see you complete assessments, planning and facilitating group sessions, implement 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 responsible for monitoring budgets, resource purchases, overseeing the recruitment and induction process, and will be requested to design and deliver training.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you’ll enjoy 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:

  • Completing assessments, planning sessions and implementing interventions
  • Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
  • Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery
  • 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:

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

What you will get:

  • Annual salary starting at £28,000
  • 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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