We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our Specialist Brain Injury Neurological Care and Rehabilitation Service at The Huntercombe Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre - Nottingham, located in the town of Hucknall, 7 miles from Nottingham City Centre and just 2 miles from the M1 Motorway.
The centre is located on the outskirts of Hucknall and is a specialist centre providing long-term person-centred care and support for male and female adults (aged 18+ years), with either a brain injury or complex neurological condition.
Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.
When you join The Huntercombe Group as an Occupational Therapist you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.
As an Occupational Therapist you will need to participate in the provision of high quality therapeutic activities, using a wide range of approaches to suit the patient’s varying needs. Encourage independence and personal choice and help to provide an environment which is conducive to patients with varied and complex needs realising their potential to live as independently as they can find possible.
Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.
As an Occupational Therapist working in our Specialist Brain Injury Neurological Care and Rehabilitation your main duties will be:
To provide a high standard of Occupational Therapy (OT) to service users.
To manage a defined caseload of patients, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions within the service.
To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the OT service within a designated team.
To provide expertise in a highly specialist area and to offer advice and consultation on clients care to other members of the team.
To work within the professional practice and Company guidelines.
To work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each patient in the achievement of their planned outcomes.
To accurately record all patient intervention and plans in the medical notes.
To be responsible for the prescription and safe use of OT equipment and ensure adequate training is provided to colleagues, patients and/or their carers.
To join The Huntercombe Group as an Occupational Therapist you will:-
- Have a minimum BSc or recognised postgraduate diploma in Occupational Therapy.
- Hold current HCPC registration
- Be able to work autonomously and within a MDT.
- Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference
- Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
- Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
- Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
- Have a legal right to work in the UK
In return we offer you:
- A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
- Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
- 2 weeks paid paternity leave
- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
- A range of staff discounts
- Opportunities for training and development
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.
If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.
To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.
Please note regulations are changing; from 11th November 2021, all care home workers regardless of contracted hours or status, and anyone entering a CQC regulated care home, will need to be fully vaccinated, unless they are exempt under the regulations. Anyone who enters a care home for a job interview must also show proof of vaccination unless they are exempt. If someone intends to have the vaccination but is not yet vaccinated, interviews will take place outside of the care home or remotely (via video call or telephone).