Occupational Therapist (Part time)


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117Job Description:About The Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join our talented Psychology and Therapies team supporting the Senior Occupational Therapist and contributing to the success and growth of our hospital, Baldock Manor.
The role will involve working within the multidisciplinary teams across all Nouvita Healthcare units, managing a defined caseload of service users providing core occupational therapy assessments and interventions that enable the services users to work towards recovery. Undertaking occupational therapy assessments leading to the identification of the service users’ needs whilst addressing occupational performance. In addition to planning and implementing individual and group evidence-based interventions, in collaboration with the service users and staff, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals.
Qualifications required include a Diploma/BSc in Occupational Therapy, HCPC Registration and Documented CPD evidence.
Any post-graduation training relevant to mental health would be beneficial.
Experience required:
Post registration clinical experience of working in a range of settings and including group and individual work.
Experience of working in complex mental health supporting vulnerable adults who present with a wide range of issues (psychiatric conditions, mild LD, older adults with neurocognitive deficits, personality disorders) and complex physical health care needs.
Experience of application of the occupational therapy assessments and interventions relevant to mental health.
Experience and ability to analyse situations and select appropriate treatment plans. Experience of using functional assessment and activity analysis.
Experience of applying health and safety policies, assessing and managing risks effectively.
Experience of multidisciplinary working and understanding of the MDT roles.
About Us
Baldock Manor Hospital is a thriving service in need of new leaders to join our ward management team to move us further along our journey to excellence.
Over recent years Baldock Manor has undertaken extensive development work to become the hospital it is today. We have three wards; an 8 bedded female PICU service, an older working age men’s 14 bed acute/High dependency unit typically for gentlemen over the age of 45/50 and a similar 10 bedded service for older working age/older age ladies. We are currently opening a fourth 8 bedded PICU service.
Our focus is recovery for our patients with quality care and measurable outcomes at the centre of all we do. Baldock Manor boasts a full MDT with Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology and Occupational Therapy practitioners on site as well as a very able team of Senior support workers, support works, Therapies assistants and more.
Being a smaller hospital gives us the opportunity to coach and mentor our team as well as giving real ability for individuals to take a role in service design and bring their innovative ideas to the fore.Location: Baldock

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