Job Overview
  • Company: Partnerships In Care Ltd
  • Base Pay: £27,000 - £32,500 /Year
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Reference ID: Not Available
  • Location: UK-Greater London
  • Contact: Philip kennett
  • Phone: 0208 327 1935
  • Email: Send Email Now
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Occupational Therapist
Job Description

Occupational Therapist:

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.

With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Please note this is a fixed term role for 12 months, with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent role.

Our Graduate Occupational Therapist role involves:

Working as an Occupational Therapist as part of the multi-disciplinary team, contributing to clinical discussions of patient needs.
Assessing and identifying occupational needs and providing occupational therapy interventions on an individual and group basis.
Participating in and facilitating the training, development and clinical supervision programmes of the department in the North London Clinic to ensure a quality patient service provision.
Holding a clinical case load across wards in the North London Clinic to ensure patients receive a high standard of Occupational Therapy.
On a daily basis monitor programme activity and be proactive in ensuring that meaningful therapeutic activity is provided.
Working collaboratively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team members on patient activity.
Providing effective and accurate clinical entries and outcome of activities using an electronic patient database system. 
Demonstrating excellence in clinical practice through assessment, treatment and evaluation of both individual and group interventions.
Being responsible for an appropriate caseload providing Occupational Therapy specific assessment, treatment/interventions via a range of individual and/or group treatments.
Supervising and assisting activity coordinators, students and therapy assistants in implementing both individual and group interventions, dependent on own professional and personal level of confidence, knowledge and experience
Participating in the development of the Occupational Therapy timetable and individual programmes.
Undertaking a key role in motivating and engaging individuals.
Participating in clinical and professional meetings.
Maintaining and developing personal clinical skills being aware of developments within the profession and to participate in relevant research and development activity.
Undertaking additional duties as requested by your supervisor and other senior occupational therapists.
Applying evidence based practice to service delivery.
Designing culturally and religiously sensitive needs led aims and objectives in collaboration with clients, carers and other agencies.
Partnerships in Care reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 

Competitive starting salary

Excellent career progression opportunities with continued support
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Private Medical Insurance Scheme
Life Assurance
Free meals while on duty
Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Childcare vouchers
Career development
Personal health insurance
An employee assistance programme
Voluntary Benefits

Job Requirements

To be successful as Graduate Occupational Therapist, you’ll need:

Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
HPC registration
Experience of working as a team member
Able to work flexibly to meet service requirements
Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
Effective time management
Computer literacy and keyboard skills
Evidence of understanding in relation to service compliance and clinical governance requirements.
Demonstrate understanding of CPA
Previous experience of working in a secure environment.
Previous experience of working with people that have mental disorders.
One year’s postgraduate experience
Accredited Fieldwork Educator
Participation in steering groups
Evidence of student /OT assistant supervision
Experience of working in secure setting
Experience of managing a diverse caseload
Working knowledge of risk assessment
OT report writing