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Reference

PRI71478

Location

Mildmay Oaks, Odiham Road, Winchfield,Hook, Hampshire RG27 8BS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £36k per annum dependent on experience

Hours

37.5 hours

Job Advert Role Description

Mildmay Oaks is a low secure and locked rehabilitation service for men and women with learning disability and autism spectrum disorder.

The successful applicant will be participating in comprehensive initial assessment of new patients, following the assessment process for OT at Mildmay Oaks.  They will be working with an allocated caseload of patients in Occupational Therapy functional assessment and treatment using a range of Model of Human Occupation and other standardised assessments.

This role includes enabling patients to address specific needs in relation to health and well-being, respecting their dignity, wishes and beliefs and involving them in decision making and setting goals that are meaningful to them as part as their recovery

Risk assessment is key to identifying and assessing potential risks involved in occupations and activities, for example outside of the ward and in the community, and taking appropriate action

If successful you will be assessing and providing environmental adaptations to facilitate daily living to support those with limited mobility/transfer skills

Devising and carrying out treatment plans taking into consideration limited cognition, communication and risk factors using adaptive and graded approaches

Goal-setting with patients to ensure effective treatment and using an OT outcome measure

Contributing feedback to clinical discussions and the weekly clinical team meetings and to external agencies involved in the patients care

Carrying out individual sessions on/off the ward and in community settings

Gaining experience of working in open and closed groups on and off the ward

Working alongside and supervising support staff in the delivery of the ward programme

Engaging and communicating effectively with patients, using a range of communication strategies, taking into account barriers of communication e.g. cognitive impairment, physical and sensory impairments

Keeping up to date and accurate clinical records, maintained in accordance with professional and departmental standards, to provide a clear record of intervention of the OT service and ensure confidentiality is maintained

Evaluating interventions informally after each session and through regular review reports

Attending CPA’s and provide a formal written and verbal report

This role can be adapted to suit a Graduate OT who is interested in working in this environment though experience and additional training will be recognised for OT’s with more experience.

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

 

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Occupational_Therapist.pdf

Closing Date

10/03/2023