Occupational Therapist



Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist.

Oakleaf are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team, working with adults with severe and enduring mental health conditions and people living with dementia, at our private hospital and care home near Maidenhead, Berkshire.Due to expansion of our hospital we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and forward thinking occupational therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or post graduate diploma in Occupation Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in mental health would be advantageous but not essential.You will be based near Maidenhead, and you will work alongside a full team, including nurses, support workers, activities co-ordinator, clinical psychologist and consultant psychiatrist. You must have excellent organisational, communication and time management skills. Knowledge and experience of risk assessment, care programme approach and provision of quality assessments and interventions (using the Model of Human Occupation) would be of benefit.Personal SpecificationExperienceYou will need post graduate experience as an Occupational Therapist in a similar setting and have a passion for working therapeutically with people with mental health issuesSkills and AbilitiesAble to compose and articulate occupational therapy reports based on assessment and treatment.Empathetic and compassionate in dealing with a range of people in demanding and stressful situations.Ability to balance conflicting demands and prioritise demanding workloads to meetDecisive and able to exercise professional judgement.Able to use MS Word, Excel, databases and have an advance knowledge of the internet.Education & TrainingDegree In Occupational TherapyRegistration with appropriate professional body (HCPC)In return we can offer you:Excellent salary including regular reviewsSupport and professional advice from an approachable, commi...

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