Band 7 Neuro Occupational Therapist

  • West Sussex
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 7

Posted July 26, 2022

Athona Recruitment is looking for a Senior Neuro Occupational Therapist. The ideal candidate will be available to start as soon as possible in an ongoing position, within an outstanding organisation.

In this role you will work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team (including Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Support Workers) using the neurobehavioral 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 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

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