Applicants should meet the following criteria :
State Registered Occupational Therapist.
Member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT).
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Knowledge of RCOT and HCPC Codes and guidelines and their implications for practice.
Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements.
Knowledge of Quality Assurance tools.
Degree level educated, or equivalent.
Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
Duties of this role include :
To manage a clinical caseload, providing occupational therapy assessment and treatment to the highest standard.
Support the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.
Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.
Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical / technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.
Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.
Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients, demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.
Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.
Provide occupational therapy assessment and treatment for inpatients and outpatients.
To provide surgical pre-operative assessment for all patients working closely with the multi-disciplinary team.
To provide clinical direction for other occupational therapy staff within the team.
To provide excellent customer service and promote a professional and caring environment.
To ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory and best practice frameworks.
To manage a clinical caseload, to the highest standard in every aspect including assessment, treatment and documentation.
For further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy please refer to the job description.
Salary & Benefits :
BMI Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.