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Job Description

Occupational Therapist

Location: Cambian Fairview

Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF

Salary: £22,000-£23,500 (dependent upon experience)

Post: Full time (40hrs per week)

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an Occupational Therapist.

The role will involve working under a Specialist OT, alongside another Junior OT.

3 Therapy Co-ordinators will provide support and asistance.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Cambian Fairview is a place where individuals with learning disabilities can thrive. What sets us apart in addition to our clinical approach is our clear care pathway, which is designed with progress in mind.

Job Role

You will work alongside a full Multidisciplinary Team including support workers, nursing staff, occupational therapist, therapy co-ordinators, psychiatrists and psychologists. Taking a “hands on” approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills. You will provide quality assessments and interventions within the Model of Human Occupation. Knowledge of the care programme approach, risk assessment and clinical governance frameworks will prove beneficial.

In return we offer:

  • Regular Clinical Supervision
  • Support through preceptorship if required
  • Full support from a multidisciplinary team
  • Regular meetings and peer support with Cambian Occupational Therapists
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Research opportunities & support
  • Internal/external training on new initiatives
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with increments for length of service included)
  • Free staff parking, meals (and uniform if desired)

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking occupational therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in mental health would be advantageous.

Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

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