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Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist

Salary: Circa £47,672 Per Year Location: East England Sector: Private Sector Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Adult

Role: Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 6 & 7 encouraged to apply)
Location: Ely
Salary: £42,916 - £47,672
Hours: Flexible working hours available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Specialist Occupational Therapist to practice and further develop specialist skills in rehabilitation for people with acquired brain injury.

My client is a leading UK charity that works alongside people with an acquired brain injury, autism, and learning or physical disabilities to help them live as independently as possible.

The role:
In this role you will work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team (including Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Support Workers) using the neurobehavioural model. The focus is to provide person centred rehabilitation that is evidence based.
This is a unique community based inpatient setting led by a consultant neuropsychologist, with a psychological approach. The service users may have a range of complex and challenging needs including cognitive, behavioural, physical and emotional difficulties following brain injury.
You will have scope to work with service users in a holistic way to address all aspects of recovery and to regain maximal independence including participation in social, leisure and vocational activities.

There is access to specialist training, supervision (through the Clinical Lead OT) and development opportunities and you will be encouraged to get involved in service development and research within the trust.

You will have access to a wide range of development opportunities including:

  • Webinars/ sessions run by leading neuropsychologists and other allied health professionals specialising in brain injury rehabilitation
  • External training courses depending on your individual learning needs (eg.cognitive rehabilitation, motivational interviewing, upper limb rehabilitation)
  • Regular supervision through the Senior Specialist OT
  • Peer supervision through regular trust wide OT meetings
  • Potential to explore research and postgraduate study

You will be able to work flexibly, creatively, and autonomously.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have:

* A diploma or a degree in occupational therapy and registered with HCPC
* The ability to work as an autonomous therapist with experience in neurological rehabilitation
* Ability to prioritise and manage a complex caseload
* Excellent communication and report writing skills
* Ability to formulate complex risk assessments
* Experience supervising and training others
* A valid UK driving licence


You can look forward to excellent benefits, including handy discounts on many brands and services.

  • A competitive salary + *£3000 Welcome Bonus* Subject to T&C'S
  • 38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Excellent training and support
  • Group life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Nationwide employee staff discounts including discounted eating out and shopping.
  • Blue Light Card: provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store

We will consider applications from candidates who require sponsorship.

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