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Senior Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Headingley Business Park, Yorkshire
2 days ago
Headingley Business Park, Yorkshire
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 833-AJ-AS-104-21

Employer:
(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Adult Business Unit
Location:
Headingley Business Park
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum,pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Due to additional funding to enhance the Neighbourhood Team Occupational Therapy offer a number of exciting opportunities have arisen for experienced and enthusiastic Senior Occupational Therapists to join the Leeds Community Healthcare Neighbourhood Teams.

The teams are made up of a wide range of healthcare professionals including nursing, therapy and social care. The focus at all times on the individual, supporting patients to stay at home, avoid admission or supporting our partners to facilitate hospital discharge.

You will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic multidisciplinary team and develop your skills in community based occupational therapy.

Are you interested in?

.Contributing to the development of community therapy and rehabilitation in the Neighbourhood Teams

.Being an integral member of an established Multi-disciplinary team

.Providing patient centre d personalised care

.Managing your own caseload

.Experience of rehabilitation post COVID-19, rehabilitation following discharge from hospital and admission avoidance including virtual frailty ward

.Developing assessment and treatment skills, working with patients who pre-sent with a wide variety of conditions

.Developing leadership skills including the supervision of staff and appraisals

.Gaining experience in working across professional and organisational boundaries

.Being able to influence and develop the service in response to Covid-19. This will include different approaches such as digital consultations and other innovative ways of supporting our patients

Do you have/are you?

.A degree (or equivalent) e.g. BSc, MSc or Diploma entry level qualification in occupational therapy

.Current HCPC registration

.Excellent knowledge and relevant experience working as an Occupational Therapist

.Responsive to system pressures and managing resilience within the therapy service

.Enthusiastic, well-motivated with excel lent communication skills and the ability to organise and prioritise your own and other's workload

.Passionate about providing high quality patient centred care

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. The Neighbourhood Teams also require therapists to be able to work between the hours of 8am and 6pm over 7 days.

Why choose us?

At Leeds Community Healthcare we have a strong culture based on deeply-held values. Our focus is to deliver the highest quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated "Good", with our Adult Services rated "Outstanding" for caring.

As an employee, you'll benefit from generous annual leave, NHS discount, and our salary sacrifice or car lease schemes. Leeds is a fantastic city not simply for its diversity in culture and cuisine, but it's a top destination for sport and music and is well connected by road, train and plane. Not to mention its home to multiple other NHS and healthcare organisations, including NHS England and NHS Employers. Put simply - if you want to work in healthcare, Leeds is the place to be.

We have posts based across the city.

If you would like more information on the post or to know more about working in the Neighbourhood Teams and the day in the life of a Neighbourhood Team Occupational Therapist please contact Fiona Allport, Clinical Pathway Lead on 07868499223



If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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Occupational Therapist

Exemplar Health Care

Leeds, Yorkshire
4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
£28.971k Per Year
4 days ago
£28.971k Per Year
Occupational Therapist
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Occupational Therapist
Ravensdale, Leeds: LS14 2DA
Hours: 
40
Hourly Rate: £28,971 per annum

About the Home

Our Mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with.

Ravensdale is a twenty bedded specialist complex care needs home working with adult service users who present with a wide range of different physical and mental health needs. The home is split in to 2 x 10 bedded units and one 2 bedded community house. Each Unit has a different focus, Bluebell our ground floor unit offers specialist care for  people with complex mental health needs and neurological conditions such as Huntingtons Disease and acquired Brain Injury. Foxglove our first floor unit offers specialist care for  people with more complex physical health needs and complex dementia. 

 
Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is fundamental in helping our service users to feel respected, included and cared for.  Working with our team of specialist nurses and support workers you will be expected to contribute to integrated care planning with the aim of enabling our services users to reach their goals.
 
Key Duties:
  • Taking responsibility for a clinical caseload
  • Carrying out assessments and reviews, ensuring that service users receive appropriate treatment
  • Using appropriate communication skills and tools to communicate with service users
  • Monitoring, evaluating and recording patient progress,  modifying treatment plans as required
  • Liaising with agencies including GPs, consultants, hospital staff, PCTs and social services
  • Liaising with the nursing team and care staff
  • Working as part of a team
  • Assisting with the training of other health care staff as required
 
Requirements:
 
We expect that you will be a qualified Occupational Therapist with at least 1-year post qualification experience, ideally from within the private sector however this is not essential. Experience acquired brain injury, mental health, and neurological care would also be advantageous, however, full training is provided via our comprehensive induction.
 
Benefits:
 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers
  • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline
  • Pension plan
  • Refer a friend scheme - Up to £1,500
  • Free car parking
  • Paid DBS - Worth £44
  • Outstanding career progression
  • Comprehensive 2-day induction program
 
Additional info/about Exemplar:
 
Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 
 
At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health.
 

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

*T&C’s apply

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Occupational Therapist/Driver Assessor

National Health Service

Leeds, Yorkshire
3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
3 days ago

Occupational Therapist/Driver Assessor

William Merritt Disabled Living Centre

The closing date is 30 April 2021

Job overview

We have the opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible and forward thinking professional to join our Driver Assessment Team here in Leeds. The post will be to provide driving assessments at our Leeds Centre. There will be an expectation that the post holder will also support driver assessment services at our satellite services across the region, transport will be provided.

Main duties of the job

The role will be working predominantly with people who have physical and cognitive impairments, carrying out medical fitness to drive assessments, you will also be working in partnership with an Approved Driving Instructor / Advisor (ADI). The post will provide the opportunity to further develop your clinical skills assessing a variety of clinical conditions, by assessing clients ability to continue driving, resume driving or undertake lessons for the first time.

About us

William Merritt Centre is a registered charity and Social Enterprise based in Leeds, covering the whole of the Yorkshire Region. The Centre offers impartial information, assessments and advice in relation to assistive technology for daily living, including driving ability, driving adaptions and passenger transfer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work to ensure the maintenance of high standards of clinical care.

2. To manage a caseload of driver, passenger and outdoor mobility assessments as an autonomous practitioner often working alone.

3. To undertake comprehensive assessments of clients of all ages with physical, cognitive and learning impairments and those with complex/multi pathology presentations demonstrating a high level of understanding of the effects of disability/illness.

4. To undertake assessments based on knowledge of evidence based practice, training and professional development.

5. To identify physical, cognitive and other clinical issues that may affect the final recommendations.

6. To take a broad approach to assessments and develop good working relationships with other bodies e.g. NHS, Adult Social Care and Retailers, DVLA, Motability.

7. To create a good working relationship with the client, ensuring that they are fully informed and put at ease during the assessment.

8. To assess the clients understanding of the assessment process and inform in an understanding and sympathetic manner dealing sensitively with those who have a high level of anxiety and/or aggression.

9. When undertaking driving assessments to support the Approved Driving Instructor (ADI), who does not have medical knowledge, to ensure they fully understand the clients needs and potential hazards.

10. To be responsible for good communication with the client about assessment outcome including giving unwelcome or bad news.

11. To discuss the assessment outcomes and ensure that the client fully understands their obligations particularly if, as part of a driving assessment, there is a recommendation to cease driving and inform the DVLA.

12. To undertake risk assessments following the guidelines and policies of the William Merritt Centre.

13. To be responsible for the safe use of appropriate equipment e.g. cars, vehicle adaptations, powered wheelchairs, moving and handling equipment.

14. To identify equipment required for assessments, liaise with other agencies and ensure appropriate equipment is available in time for planned assessment.

15. To participate in discussion and screening of new referrals.

16. To collate information in the form of literature, leaflets, internet articles, manufacturer and retailer information in response to an individuals request for advice on all aspects of assistive technology.

17. To be involved in developing the Equipment and Information display within the York Outreach Centre for the Driving Assessment Service.

18. Conduct outreach visits where appropriate.

19. To work in line with Health and Safety legislation and to take responsibility for your own health and fitness to meet the physical demands of the job. E.g. being aware that the role may involve moving equipment around the Centre.

20. Maintain standards in respect of your professional Code of Ethics and maintain registration

21. To contribute to flexible working practices to meet the needs of the service and business development. For example, this may mean working in the evening to give talks to groups.

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • -Ability to use clinical reasoning to inform practice and make sound decisions.
  • -Ability to communicate clearly and present information, written and orally in a clear and logical manner
  • -To contribute to service development
  • -To remain up to date with professional practice
  • -Ability to understand the legal implications of the profession
  • -Ability to cope with stressful situations
  • -To demonstrate competent IT skills and ability to learn.

Desirable

  • -To demonstrate good presentation skills.

Qualifications

Essential

  • -Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • -To be considered for this role, you must have an up to date HCPC registration and the post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
  • -Working knowledge of a broad range of physical and cognitive conditions in adults and older people.
  • -Experience of carrying out Occupational Therapy assessments.
  • -Further training is offered and following approximately 1 years experience you will be required to complete a work-based integrated studies programme, Level 4 / 7 Professional Certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility, which will be funded by the Centre.

Desirable

  • -Membership of professional body
  • -Evidence of CPD maintained in a professional portfolio
  • -Experience of carrying out cognitive standardised and non-standardised Occupational Therapy assessments.
  • -Contribution to education / CPD and training of colleagues

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • -Ability to maintain judgment under pressure and deal with complex medical conditions.
  • -Ability to solve problems and think flexibly to solve them.
  • -Reliable and flexible in approach to complex situations and service developments.
  • -Team worker being able to work with clinical and non-clinical support staff.
  • -Knowledge of the work of The William Merritt Centre.
  • -Ability to cope with organisational change.
  • -Ability to develop rapport with clients quickly.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

William Merritt Disabled Living Centre

Address

Aire House

100 Town Street, Rodley

Leeds

West Yorkshire

LS13 1HP


Employer's website

https://www.wmdlc.org


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Occupational Therapist

National Health Service

Wakefield, Yorkshire
4 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
4 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 377-ACS42563

Employer:
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
MY Therapy
Location:
Wakefield
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Thank you for your interest in a post at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Every employee at the Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. We strive to be an excellent employer for every one of our employees from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence. You can find out more about our vision and values from our videos and website, which you can access via this page.


Full-time Occupational Therapist – Special interest in Neuro (BAND 5)

An opportunity has arisen within the Community Rehabilitation team, MY Therapy, to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist with a special interest in neurological rehab to work 37.5 hours per week.

MY Therapy is a Community Service that provides rehabilitation predominantly into patients’ homes. The MDT incorporates Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dietitians and support staff.

The Band 5 Occupational Therapist will be expected to work within the Neuro speciality to provide rehabilitation to individuals with a neurological disorder within the Wakefield area, preventing unnecessary admissions to hospital and facilitating timely discharges from hospital. The position will provide an exciting opportunity to be involved in an established team but also as part of a larger rehabilitation service.

This post will provide an opportunity to be involved in the future integration of services to see the delivery of health and social services to Wakefield residents in line with providing ‘care closer to home’.

Are you enthusiastic and pro active?

Do you have an interest in working in Neurological Rehabilitation?

Do you possess good communication skills?

Do you enjoy working within an MDT?



When submitting your application, please read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification. We select employees on the basis of values as well as the skills and experience required for the job. Please use your application as an opportunity to demonstrate these.

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Salary

£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 833-AJ-AS-104-21

Employer:
(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Adult Business Unit
Location:
Headingley Business Park
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum,pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Due to additional funding to enhance the Neighbourhood Team Occupational Therapy offer a number of exciting opportunities have arisen for experienced and enthusiastic Senior Occupational Therapists to join the Leeds Community Healthcare Neighbourhood Teams.

The teams are made up of a wide range of healthcare professionals including nursing, therapy and social care. The focus at all times on the individual, supporting patients to stay at home, avoid admission or supporting our partners to facilitate hospital discharge.

You will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic multidisciplinary team and develop your skills in community based occupational therapy.

Are you interested in?

.Contributing to the development of community therapy and rehabilitation in the Neighbourhood Teams

.Being an integral member of an established Multi-disciplinary team

.Providing patient centre d personalised care

.Managing your own caseload

.Experience of rehabilitation post COVID-19, rehabilitation following discharge from hospital and admission avoidance including virtual frailty ward

.Developing assessment and treatment skills, working with patients who pre-sent with a wide variety of conditions

.Developing leadership skills including the supervision of staff and appraisals

.Gaining experience in working across professional and organisational boundaries

.Being able to influence and develop the service in response to Covid-19. This will include different approaches such as digital consultations and other innovative ways of supporting our patients

Do you have/are you?

.A degree (or equivalent) e.g. BSc, MSc or Diploma entry level qualification in occupational therapy

.Current HCPC registration

.Excellent knowledge and relevant experience working as an Occupational Therapist

.Responsive to system pressures and managing resilience within the therapy service

.Enthusiastic, well-motivated with excel lent communication skills and the ability to organise and prioritise your own and other's workload

.Passionate about providing high quality patient centred care

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. The Neighbourhood Teams also require therapists to be able to work between the hours of 8am and 6pm over 7 days.

Why choose us?

At Leeds Community Healthcare we have a strong culture based on deeply-held values. Our focus is to deliver the highest quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated "Good", with our Adult Services rated "Outstanding" for caring.

As an employee, you'll benefit from generous annual leave, NHS discount, and our salary sacrifice or car lease schemes. Leeds is a fantastic city not simply for its diversity in culture and cuisine, but it's a top destination for sport and music and is well connected by road, train and plane. Not to mention its home to multiple other NHS and healthcare organisations, including NHS England and NHS Employers. Put simply - if you want to work in healthcare, Leeds is the place to be.

We have posts based across the city.

If you would like more information on the post or to know more about working in the Neighbourhood Teams and the day in the life of a Neighbourhood Team Occupational Therapist please contact Fiona Allport, Clinical Pathway Lead on 07868499223




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.