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Occupational Therapist

Reference

PRI30297

Location

Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£28,000

Hours

£34,000

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

Burton Park is a neurobehavioural locked rehabilitation hospital for patients with acquired brain injury and neuroprogressive conditions patient displaying co-existing neuropsychiatric conditions and challenging behaviour.

There are three wards offering 50 beds. Warwick Lodge, Dalby and Cleves. A variety of care pathways are available, including acute and longer-term neurobehavioural rehabilitation and person-centred care, emphasising the least restrictive setting.

The multi-disciplinary team includes psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, physiotherapy, social workers and medical.

Burton Park is a member of the Independent Neurorehabilitation Providers Alliance (INPA).

Main Responsibilities:

  • To manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.
  • Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.
  • Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.
  • Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.
  • Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.
  • Contributes to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.
  • Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.

The role holder will require experience including experience of working within the specialised area i.e. addictions, neuro-rehab or eating disorders and hold a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.

Closing Date

30/09/2019