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Occupational Therapist. Job in Hartwell Care Jobs

Hartwell, Northamptonshire
£14.50 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
6 May 2022
The Oakleaf Group is a leading provider of specialist brain injury rehabilitation services for male and female adults. The Oakleaf Group currently operates across five sites in Northamptonshire, West Sussex and Suffolk, providing assessment and active rehabilitation, community rehabilitation houses and long stay/maintenance placements. We have a comprehensive team of nursing and therapy staff ensuring the rehabilitation is individualised and appropriate to the needs of each resident.
The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Multi-professional therapy team. You would be part of a dynamic and supportive team that includes Physiotherapy, Speech & Language therapy, Psychology and Nursing.
The successful applicant should have a desire to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. The role would ideally suit an Occupational Therapist, who has completed a rotational post or someone who is seeking to specialise in neuro rehabilitation and would like to develop their clinical skills further in this specialist field. HCPC registration is essential. Experience of working with people with neurological conditions is essential. Previous experience of specific brain injury rehabilitation is desirable.
The post will involve working as part of the Occupational Therapist service covering the rehabilitation services based at the Hill Top site, Hartwell, Northamptonshire.
The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of male clients with brain injury and in conjunction with other members of the multi professional Therapy Team, form a comprehensive assessment of need and develop goal focused Occupational Therapy rehabilitation intervention plans. The post holder will be expected to provide direct Occupational Therapy intervention, as well as support and offer guidance on issues related to Occupational Therapy, such as activities of daily living, manual handling, equipment and meaningful activity.
The Oakleaf Group expect all staff to participate in continual professional development. Regular supervision is provided and in-service and external training are available. Opportunities for the development of leadership skills are also available, such as the mentoring of assistant staff.
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapy to develop their skills within a conscientious, hard working and supportive team, allowing creativity within their work. The role requires the hours of Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Weekend and Bank holiday working is not required.
CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.
Caretech offer - Stakeholder Pension Scheme, employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday and Share Save.
Flexibility within the role, which promotes creative rehabilitation
Training courses and CPD opportunities
Being part of one of the leading providers of neuro rehabilitation in Northamptonshire Regular supervision and support from a highly specialist Occupational Therapist, and Therapy Manager within the Therapy team
Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment. The disclosure expense will be met by Caretech.
* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.
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  • Job Reference: 585045502-2
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2022
  • Employer: CareTech UK
    CareTech UK
  • Location: Hartwell, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £14.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Training and Benefits
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time