Senior Occupational Therapist

Key People Limited
Milton Keynes, UK
Closing date
18 Oct 2020

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We are currently recruiting for a Senior Occupational Therapist for a large provider in Milton Keynes for the following -

Days - Fulltime 37.5 Hours per week

Duties -

Working as an independent clinical professional with knowledge of skills, problem solving and clinical reasoning in a specialist area. With support and supervision, you will learn to prioritise a case load of service users with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour. You will used evidence-based service user centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, plan, implement and evaluate intervention in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

You will also contribute to the training, education and development of others when required. You will supervise other members of staff, e.g. Occupational therapy assistants and Rehabilitation support workers in carrying out the occupational therapy programmes. Lastly, you will assess and monitor the provision of this, e.g. aids and assisted technology.

The ideal candidate will have:

- A degree in Occupational Therapy
- Practice Placement qualification (Masters Level) or willingness to undertake this qualification within the first year
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Previous experience working in an interdisciplinary team
- A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
- Experience working within an in-patient/ residential setting
- A Valid UK driving licence is desirable
- Experience supervising/training others is also desirable

Benefits will include:
- Salary from £38,000 DOE
- 38 days holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Life assurance
- Employer pension contribution
- Nationwide staff benefits
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