Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Occupational Therapist

Full Time

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Occupational Therapist

Private Hospice

Aberdeen (AB12)
£33,613 – £37,875 (25 hours per week)

I am currently working with a private hospice group in the Aberdeen area, they are looking for an Occupational Therapist, to join their Neurological Care Centre. The successful candidate will provide an occupational therapy service by assessing, implementing (by self or therapy assistant) and evaluating programmes of care as part of the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will work within a purpose-built specialist neurological centre providing care for people living with complex neurological conditions, including Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis and acquired brain injuries. The centre has 36 single bedrooms available for residential care and 6 supported living apartment for one person, which has a kitchen and a lounge to help people maintain their independence for as long as possible.

Duties:

The role will be expected to work effectively with the Therapy team and the nursing teams and the wider MDT
To assess service user needs and to develop an appropriate person centred treatment programme to meet individual needs
Liaise and communicate with other health and social care professionals in the planning and delivery of occupational therapy
Apply specialised knowledge and research to initiate innovative clinical projects that counter occupational risk factors and maintain function and quality of life
To assume clinical responsibility for the management of a specific caseload

Applicants will have:

Diploma / BSC (Hons) in Occupational Therapy (OT) and be HCPC registered
Relevant post graduate training in appropriate speciality
Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
Experience of working in a relevant setting
Use of evidence-based practice
Specialist knowledge and application of OT assessments and interventions using expert level clinical reasoning
An ability to work autonomously and to set own and others' priorities
An ability to confidently assess and manage risk in relation to occupational performance
An ability to organise, co-ordinate and respond efficiently to complex information
Knowledge of relevant legislation and its impact on current practice

Benefits:

Continuation of NHS pension
NHS holiday honoured
27 days holiday – rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays
Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday
Enhanced maternity, paternity pay and sick pay
Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
Staff discount of 15% on new goods online
Free uniform
Carers leave policy
Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities.

To be considered for this role please send over your CV using the link or get in touch with Natalie Boaler on (phone number removed).

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