Senior Occupational Therapist – neuro

Shire are currently recruiting a Senior Occupational Therapist for a permanent position based in West Yorkshire. Our client is a leading provider of residential and community-based support for adults with acquired brain injuries, complex learning and physical disabilities. The successful Occupational Therapist will be expected to work within a residential setting which specifically focuses on the assessment and rehabilitation of adults with an acquired brain injury.

This is a part time position at 21 hours per week.

The role:

  • Managing and prioritising a complex caseload of service users presenting with physical needs, mental health and challenging behaviour
  • Providing specialist advice and information to the wider team and external agencies regarding complex discharge package of care
  • Assessing and monitoring the provision for equipment and minor adaptations
  • Supervising other members of the MDT, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Occupational Therapy students
  • Formulating a plan of action through complex risk assessments which relate to the service user, their contact and the environment
  • Working collaboratively with the service user, wider team and external agencies to establish agreed therapeutic goals for intervention

The candidate:

  • Completed a Degree in Occupational Therapy and is registered with the HCPC
  • Four years’ post-graduation experience
  • Two years’ experience of working with service users presenting with neurological conditions or acquired brain injury
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Proven experience of providing supervision to students and junior staff
  • Experience of working with service users with challenging behaviour or within a secure setting are desirable

Apply today for more information or to speak to a specialist Consultant.

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Reference ID: 215

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,560.00 per year

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Occupational Therapy

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