Occupational Therapist

Job details
Posting date: 27 November 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £14.96-£19.42 per hour dependant on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 June 2021
Location: Hitchin, SG4 8BY
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: J105-A-20-4839-AB300

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Sue Ryder, Stagenhoe Park, Hitchin has an amazing opportunity for a Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated team of Healthcare Professionals.

Stagenhoe is a Sue Ryder specialist neurological care centre based in Hertfordshire, caring for people aged 18 and over a range of neurological conditions. At Stagenhoe, we provide the care people need to optimise their health and wellbeing, maximise their independence and support their emotional and social needs.

The Occupational Therapist Role:

•To promote choice in all aspects of clinical practice reviewing and making suggestions to enhance the patient experience and enabling concerns and complaints to be raised freely by service users and their representatives
•It is expected that all staff will participate openly and honestly in any investigation when care falls below expected standards
•To ensure a duty of candour is followed in giving information to patients and/or their representative
•Assessment of service user needs and development of appropriate person centred treatment programmes
•To assume clinical responsibility for the management of a specific caseload
•To 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

You will have:

•Highly specialist knowledge and application of therapy assessments and interventions using complex level clinical reasoning
•Experience of evidence based practice and outcome measures
•Motivational skills and goal setting for personalised care
•An ability to work autonomously and to set own and others’ priorities
•An ability to confidently assess and manage risk in relation to therapist/therapy service performance
•Excellent advanced communication skills
•Degree in occupational therapy or equivalent qualification.
•Registration with the health care professions council.
•Evidence of relevant postgraduate courses

See below for just some of the many benefits available as a Sue Ryder employee:
• 5 weeks annual leave rising to 6 weeks with service + 8 public holidays (pro rata based on hours worked)
• Private pension matched at 5%
• Enhanced Maternity Benefits
• 24 hour employee assistance line for free advice on work, family and personal life
• PeoplePerks - discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of GBP 350
• Staff discount of 15% on new goods at the online shop
• Free onsite parking and good transport links
• Susidised meals
• Staff loans and company car loans
• Free uniform
• Wellbeing centre
• Opportunities to progress through our development framework structure

APPLY NOW to start your journey to becoming part of this amazing team of healthcare professionals.

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