Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist - Brain Injury

Location Greenwich
Discipline: Recruitment Outsourcing
Salary: ££52000 - £56000 per annum
Contact name: MediTalent Ltd

Job ref: TF-OT_1718959236
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Opportunity: Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (Brain Injury)

Location: South-East London, Greenwich

Salary: Up to £56,000 per annum

We are thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for a Specialist Occupational Therapist (with experience equivalent to Band 6 or 7) to join our dynamic therapy team at the esteemed Neurorehabilitation Unit in South-East London.

Situated in vibrant South-East London the rehabilitation centre comprises a 19-bed Level 1 Highly Specialist Cognitive-Behavioural ward and an 18-bed Level 2 Neurorehabilitation ward. Both wards specialize in treating patients with physical and cognitive impairments resulting from acquired or traumatic brain injuries.

If you are dedicated to neurological rehabilitation, delivering exceptional patient care, and thrive in a supportive multidisciplinary environment, we invite you to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you!

Qualifications & Training Requirements:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy and HCPC registration.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • RCOT registration.
  • Previous experience in Neurorehabilitation and post-acute Brain Injury care
  • Must have Band 6 or Band 7 level equivalent.
  • Prior experience in leading, mentoring and training other members of the therapy team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assume the role of Lead Occupational Therapist as needed, serving as a central figure within the community team.
  • Design, implement, and generalize safe, forward-thinking treatments based on solid evidence, rooted in neuroplasticity and motor re-learning principles.
  • Effectively manage a diverse clinical caseload by prioritizing tasks and planning accordingly.
  • Collaborate with the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to aid in diagnosis, problem-solving, and rehabilitation program development.
  • Contribute significantly to safe discharge planning and facilitate seamless transitions for patients.
  • Prescribe and supply necessary equipment to support patients throughout their rehabilitation process.
  • Participate in MDT service enhancements and provide intervention within a collaborative team framework.
  • Maintain meticulous records and clinical documentation in accordance with company standards and RCOT guidelines.
  • Facilitate effective and timely communication across all levels, including patients, families, the MDT, and external stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver educational programs for the broader MDT to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to junior staff members, including Band 6 therapists, assistants, and students.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, up to £56,000 per annum
  • Generous holiday scheme with increasing benefits over time
  • Private Medical Insurance & Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Company Pension
  • Fully funded CPD, including management courses and postgraduate certifications
  • Additional perks available - inquire for complete details

Due to high interest in this role, we recommend submitting your application early. For further details, please contact Tom Fitch at 07747 037168.

Note: UK-based experience is essential for this role.

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