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Occupational Therapist

Elysium Healthcare
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5 Aug 2021

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Are you a newly qualified Occupational Therapist looking to give your career the best start? Join the multidisciplinary team at Farmfield Hospital in Charlwood, where you'll move your career forward as you enjoy regional support from experienced healthcare professionals and inspire some of the most vulnerable people in society to achieve something new as they build a brighter future.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will join the team at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium-secure service with good facilities. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will provide care and support for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

You will have previous experience from a placement at the NHS and/or private sector as you work alongside the Senior and Lead Occupational in managing a designated caseload.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will complete assessments using the Model of Human Occupation (MoHo) framework as you implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities, which are aligned to service users care plans, empowering their recovery.

You'll contribute to risk assessments, provide supervision to Occupational Therapy Assistants, attend ward rounds and CPA meetings, where you will represent the department as you give feedback on service users' progress.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

To be successful in this role, you will:

Have a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
Be HCPC registered
Have an RCOT membership (desirable)
Have experience in working in a mental health environment, either as a qualified OT or from student placements
Ideally have forensic experience. Although it is not mandatory, you must have an understanding of the role and expectationsWhat you will get:

Annual salary of £27,500
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 PackageThere 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
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