Service / Ward / Department Summary :
We are looking for a suitably qualified Occupational Therapists to fill a vacant post in our well established PICU service.
We provide a dedicated Occupational Therapy to 10 PICU beds. You will be part of the MDT and a senior clinician providing specialist assessment, treatment and review of occupation and clinical leadership.
You will also have management responsibilities within the wider occupational Therapy service.
The philosophy of the service is based on the principles of psychosocial intervention (PSI), the stress-vulnerability model and the model of human occupation.
The service has adopted a multi-disciplinary approach to care, focusing on the needs of the individual and aims towards rehabilitation and integration into the community.
The post is based in the PICU, although you will have responsibilities across our service. You will be expected to supervise junior staff, provide clinical leadership and to contribute to service development.
Cobden Unit is accredited by QNPICU, the post holder will have the opportunity to assist the MDT in maintaining this accreditation.
You will have a keen interest in working with PICU service users and should have experience and an understanding of MoHO, risk assessment, secure services and the role of the Occupational Therapist in a PICU setting.
Baseline assessment, treatment, treatment review and participation in the MDT process will be standard. Additional skills in PSI would be an advantage.
We can offer you career development, continued education both formally and informally and supervision.
This advert closes on Tuesday 28 Jul 2020