Occupational Therapist - Norwich

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Pulse  are Specialists  in providing  the  NHS, Community and private  healthcare  sector  with qualified  occupational therapists  both  in  the  UK and  Internationally. 

This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of a clinical team, working closely with patients and other healthcare professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation for patients.

A rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member the our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions. Residents are referred via NHS and local authorities.

Key responsibilities:

  • As An Occupational Therapist working in (CAMHS) your main duties will be:
  • To work as part of multi-disciplinary team, contributing occupational therapy expertise to ensure we deliver outstanding assessment, care planning and support for the young people in our care
  • Participating in the provision of high therapeutic activities, using a wide range of approaches to suit the patients varying needs
  • Assisting with the training of care staff and others in principles of occupational therapy, so that an understanding of occupational therapy underpins the work of the care team
  • Encouraging independence and personal choice and help provide an environment which is conductive to patients with varied and complex needs
  • Providing evidence based practice and that is outcome focused
  • Taking an active role in your own personal and professional development and to be able to support junior staff in their development.
  • Providing evidence-based practice with an outcome focus
  • Continually striving for clinical excellence whilst retaining integrity, technical skill and competence

  

Work experience & qualifications:

  • Have a minimum BSc or recognised postgraduate diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Hold current HCPC registration
  • Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors, carers, members of the MDT and senior professional and managerial staff
  • Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK
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In return :

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Alternatively for more information or to discuss any other opportunities please contact Gurdeep Jandu, in the Permanent Occupational Therapy team on: 01992 305 659 or at gurdeep.jandu@pulsejobs.com

 

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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