Wakefield
Clinical Services
£31,988 - £40,865
Permanent
37.5
29 Oct 2020
 

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual who is looking for the next step in their career. We are looking to appoint a Senior/Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team at our new residential children’s service Ivy Lane School and Ivy Lane Close in Wakefield, which will be opening in the New Year.

You will also be part of our large Therapeutic Services team, comprising Behaviour Therapists, Clinical Psychologists and Speech and Language Therapists, all working alongside clinical assistants. Our therapists make a key contribution to our capacity to provide effective person-centred positive behaviour support. Our inclusive way of working has the people we support as a true partner in their care.

You will provide a service to the individuals who live within the group and to ensure that each person’s occupational needs are met within a Positive Behavioural Support framework. You will work to support individuals within the service to develop skills to enable them to become more independent and able to live a lifestyle of their choosing.

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About You

You will have an Occupational Therapy professional qualification, and a current professional registration with HCPC and for Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist applicants you will be educated to or working towards a Master’s degree or have equivalent experience in a subject relevant to clinical requirements of post for example an OT Masters condition specific such as Autism or Learning Difficulties.

You will have experience of working within different clinical settings with individuals with complex needs within a range of multi-professional teams.

For an informal discussion, please contact Rachel O’Sullivan, Head of Occupational Therapy on 01302 866906 or 07825 711683

About Us

Here are a number of employee benefits we offer:
 
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Routine service meetings
  • Up to 40 days annual leave dependent on experience including bank holidays
  • Free Parking

You can find out more about the work we do within the Hesley Group by watching our short films at www.hesleygroup.co.uk

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