St Elizabeth’s Centre is a specialist Centre providing holistic care together with learning, leisure and other opportunities for adults and children with severe epilepsy, learning difficulties and complex health needs.
Position: Occupational Therapist (Grade 5&6)
Location: Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Salary: Grade 5 - £25,449 to £28,501 per annum (Point 28-32); Grade 6 - £30,136 to £33,355 per annum (Point 34-38)
First Closing Date: 12 July 2019
Second Closing Date: 26 July 2019
Interview Date: Week of 15 July 2019
About the role:
We are looking for two Occupational Therapists, one Grade 5 and one Grade 6, to join our busy multi-disciplinary health care services team operating on our 68 acre site which is home to around 240 residential and day users of our services. Our teams work across our services within the Centre so the role is varied, providing professional support to service users in our adult services, college, school and children’s home. Both post holders will report to the Senior Occupational Therapist.
What matters the most to us are your excellent general professional skills and your approach to our very special services users in this unique operating environment. We need our new team members to have a diploma / degree in Occupational Therapy, to be HCPC registered and have some kind of evidence of CPD in Occupational Therapy.
You will independently assess, develop and implement specialist treatment programmes for individuals with learning disabilities and / or behavioural related needs, using investigate and analytical skills, to formulate an individualised management and treatment programme based on advanced clinical reasoning and evidence based practice.
The Grade 6 OT will also have the additional responsibility of training and developing Therapy Assistants and others as required. You will also be accountable for their day to day line management. You will have experience of working in a range of clinical settings with adults and children with complex and physical needs, you will be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team, using special equipment, and supporting and guiding the therapy assistants.
The Grade 5 OT post holder must have experience across a range of clinical placements / relations and is desirable previous experience of working within the NHS / Public Sector.
HCPC registration is essential.
We offer a competitive employment package as you would expect of a large charity with over 700 workers including a commitment to staff development, supportive management and a range of staff benefits to include pension, free life assurance, free parking, 24/7 EAP and a range of staff discounts for big high street names, leisure activities etc.
We reserve the right to close the advert early if a sufficient number of applications are received.
Interviews: Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal Opportunities employer.
You may have experience of the following: Nurse, Registered Nurse, General Nurse, Paediatric Nurse, Learning Disability Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, etc