Graduate Occupational Therapist in Liverpool

... Join Elysium Healthcare and start a career you can take pride in. This is the perfect opportunity as a Graduate Occupational Therapist to gain industry experience and to implement your academic knowledge and...

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Join Elysium Healthcare and start a career you can take pride in. This is the perfect opportunity as a Graduate Occupational Therapist to gain industry experience and to implement your academic knowledge and placement experience whilst being supervised. 

As an Occupational Therapist, you will deliver exceptional occupational health to a designated group or specified patient group to help them engage in their care plan.  

Under the supervision of Senior/Specialist Occupation Therapist, you will be responsible for planning and facilitating needs-led, evidence-based individual and group treatment programmes, under the supervision of Senior/Specialist OT. 

You'll receive support from your team as you start your career and will have access to a range of training to help you reach your career goals. 

Role – Graduate Occupational Therapist (Part-Time)

Location – Huyton, Liverpool

Salary – £25,000 pro rota 

Hours – 22.5, Part-Time

Your responsibilities:

  • To provide comprehensive initial and continuing OT assessments, according to the agreed model to meet CPA guidelines and OT service delivery agreement. 
  • To plan and regularly review appropriate OT treatment programmes under the supervision of a Senior Specialist OT.
  • To identify and action relevant referrals both inhouse, including support staff, and to external agencies, under the supervision of a Senior/Specialist OT. 
  • To attend and actively contribute to CPA/Case review meetings, working collaboratively with MDT colleagues in the planning and delivery of service users treatment programme. 
  • To ensure that professional standards and COT Code of Conduct guidelines are adhered to at all times. 
  • To ensure that local policies, procedures, and protocols are adhered to at all times 
  • To participate in the planning, evaluation, and audit of practices, clinical pathways and protocols in the services
  • To ensure that contemporaneous, written and electronic records and activity data are maintained following professional and services standards 
  • To ensure effective communication is maintained with all patients, carers and any staff involved in the service users care. 
  • To adhere to a timetable of sessions which equates to a minimum of 25 hours per week as per the needs of the service 

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy (Essential)
  • State Registration (HPC) (Essential)
  • Member of BAOT (Desirable)
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Desirable)
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding of forensic patients’ needs
  • Understanding of the CPA process
  • Evidence of ability to research, plan, implement and evaluate a project for a specific patient group
  • Knowledge of current legislation specific to this clinical environment
  • Effective written/verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of time management skills
  • Evidence of delivering presentations and training to others
  • Evidence of coping strategies to deal with confrontation, challenging behaviour and personal stress
  • Understanding of issues relating to locked rehabilitation settings and risk management

Where you will be working:

LocationVictoria Road, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 5SA

You will be working at Victoria Gardens, a specialist locked rehabilitation for people with complex mental health needs and behaviours that challenge, as well as a ward for older females. You will support the service to equip service users with the skills required for community living and increased independence.

The service is a recovery-based service and incorporates elements of the Good Lives Model, supported by individualised interventions. You will work as part of the multidisciplinary team which includes Nursing, Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker support.

What you will get:

  • Annual salary
  • 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 Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing 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. 

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

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 opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium. 

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Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
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