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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/08/2021.

Graduate Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-2780

Elysium Healthcare
£25,000 + Benefits

Are you a recently graduated 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 provide therapeutic interventions alongside clinical programmes to support service users build a brighter future.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will manage a dedicated caseload, which will see you conduct occupational therapy assessments, treatments and evaluations for therapeutic interventions, where you will identify individuals mental and physical obstacles to their daily life skills.

Under supervision, you will be responsible for planning and facilitating individual and group sessions that promote patient-centred skills, confidence and recovery. This may be linked to daily living activities, such as self-care, personal interests, cooking and basic educational needs and form part of their initial and ongoing assessment.

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

Your responsibilities:

  • Liaise with internal/external agencies to ensure timely provision of patient services
  • To organise, monitor and ensure an adequate supply of stock/session materials
  • Provide verbal and written feedback of interventional as required within departmental policies and procedures

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 in 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.

UK Registration

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

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