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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2022.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: J265-3444

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive + Benefits

Are you an Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge, where you can be a part of meaningful change? Join Gregory House in Workington and feel valued and support as you support people build a brighter future.

You will be working 37.5 hours a week at Gregory House, a 24-bed service for adults with mild and moderate-to-severe learning disability/autism with mental health needs, providing care and support to allow people to be as independent as possible with the long-term aim of people moving onto a more independent living setting.

With experience from the NHS and/or private sector, you will be responsible for managing a complex caseload, which will see you provide assessments, plan, implement interventions, and evaluate outcomes of occupational treatments and programmes for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.

Working with the wider multidisciplinary team, you will contribute to the development of the occupational therapy service, which will see you carrying out service development projects.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will create individual rapports to design and deliver facilitated evidence-based group and individual programmes based on their needs and interest to ensure they engage in their care plans.

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 reach your career goals.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Registered OT with Dip COT qualification or degree
  • Experience working with people with neurological needs
  • Strong knowledge of best practices within a similar setting
  • Knowledge and practical experience of the Occupational Therapy process in mental health or neurological settings
  • Experience, knowledge and skill in supervising OT staff and students

What you will get:

  • Competitive annual salary (DOE)
  • 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 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is 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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