OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – NEWTON HOUSE
Based at Blackpool, Lancashire
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 40 per week
Salary: £30,000 Per Annum
Other Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
CLOSING DATE: 13/10/2019
Benefits of Working with us:
• Meals Provided
• On-site parking available
• Free Eye Care Vouchers
• Work Place Pension with Legal & General
• Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
• Progression Opportunities
Company Funded Benefits: MHC benefits also include; free DBS check, flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.
About the role: We have the opportunity to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist to join their Occupational Therapy Team at our service situated in Blackpool. The post holder must be registered with the Health Care & Professional Council and have at least two years’ clinical experience working within Mental Health rehabilitation. It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have experience of managing OTA’s.
The successful candidate will be passionate about providing flexible, attentive and non-discriminatory care to improve and sustain patients overall quality of life. Therefore you will have excellent communication skills, a person centre approach and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will support the Hospital Manager and Multi-Disciplinary Team in all aspects of the Hospitals Clinical and Operational management. This will include assisting in the clinical support of the patients, developing and writing treatment plans, therapeutic timetables and monthly patient activity reports.
The successful candidate will be part of a wider network of Occupational Therapists within the company providing peer group supervision, sharing best practice and innovative ideas for service and professional development. In addition there is an established and friendly MDT consisting of a range of professionals from different backgrounds
You will also be involved in the direct supervision and management of OTA’s. You will be expected to be involved in development and evaluation of all aspects of service provision in the hospital, within policy guidelines ensuring that all relevant legislation, organisational policies and procedures and codes of practice are adhered to.
About the Service: Situated a mile from the seaside town of Blackpool, Newton House Independent Hospital provides locked rehabilitation, habilitation and treatment to up to 21 men living with complex and enduring mental health conditions.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health/social care services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with : both individuals and colleagues : to fulfil their potential.
By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Recruitment on 01824 790 600.
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).