Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific  2023-03-20 14:59:58

Permanent

£41600 – £47672/annum

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Occupational Therapist Band 7 – Private Hospital Aylesbury

Up to £47,672 a year

Hours: 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday

The Person & Scope

To work within the therapy department to provide occupational therapy assessment and rehabilitation to Patients with neuro-disability on an individual and group basis according to the agreed goals and objectives of Patients

Contribute to multi-disciplinary working across the Hospital and to work collaboratively with colleagues, nursing staff and other departments in the Hospital in the pursuit of providing an outstanding service and experience for Patients, and to ensure effective communication with other members of the team, Patients and relatives.

Duties

* To independently manage a designated caseload of clients with complex needs in spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions.

* To complete specialist assessments of clients to address their occupational performance & skill deficit using specialist standardised and non-standardised assessment tools.

* To work with clients, their carers/relatives to identify OT goals as part of the overall care plan and participate in joint goal setting and rehabilitation planning with other team members.

* To plan and carry out regular goal reviews with the patient/family/carers to discuss progress and plan future goals.

* To plan and implement client centred individual and/or group interventions, enabling the clients in areas of self-maintenance, productivity & leisure, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals.

* To work as part of the multi / interdisciplinary team providing specialist rehabilitation.

* To conduct and develop rehabilitation groups, working with other members of the multi / interdisciplinary team.

* To monitor, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of intervention and to ensure a high standard of evidence based clinical and professional practice is maintained and developed and intervention progresses to a satisfactory closure.

* To provide occupational therapy intervention at The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital, the patient’s home or other community setting.

* To carry out home visits in liaison with other health and social care professionals to identify equipment and care needs required for discharge as appropriate.

* To provide clinical specialist advice/support to the occupational therapy team and other team members as appropriate in Spinal Cord Injury management.

* To lead and co-ordinate case conferences and family meetings.

* To act as a key worker for designated patients.

* To recommend and/or arrange for the provision, delivery and fit of standard specialist disability equipment frequently entailing manual effort and undertaking risk assessment for safe fitting and use.

* To participate in clinical meetings which review individual patients’ progress.

* To provide help and advice to patients, their families, and other carers, teaching and demonstrating relevant treatment techniques, moving, and handling and use of equipment to optimise patient’s functional ability and independence.

* To refer clients on to other agencies as appropriate.

We also offer a wider rewards package including:

* Perk box

* Free parking

* Enhanced sick pay

* Company pension scheme

* Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Monthly Employee Appreciation Awards

* Career development and training

* Employee activities such as Quiz nights, BBQ’s, use of gym

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