Occupational Therapist - Band 7

Location Bradford, Bradford, England
Job type Contract
Salary £29 per hour
Contact Ruben Mota
Call Ruben
Reference 157893

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Bradford for a Band 7 Occupational Therapist to work within the Learning Disability Trauma Informed Care Team.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £29 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties:

  • Provide highly specialist occupational therapy assessment, formulation, and interventions to young people with high levels of complexity and vulnerabilities
  • Provide specialist advice, supervision, case discussion & formulation to staff supporting young people who have a learning disability and have been exposed to complex trauma
  • Support robust risk assessment and management offering specialist plans and intervention which support a young person’s occupational and sensory needs
  • Develop and sustain partnership working with community agencies and facilities to promote inclusion, awareness of occupational performance issues and onward support
  • Making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice
  • Ensure the clinical effectiveness of own practice and of service functioning by contributing to research and development activities relevant to the service area
  • Support development of staff through supervision and consultation and support development of occupational therapy students
  • Ensure Bradford and Airedale Child Protection Guidelines and procedures are fully understood by self and others with whom the professional may meet
  • Ensure the safety needs of the young person are met at all times and take appropriate action when the young person is felt to be at risk
  • Provide highly specialist occupational therapy assessment of clients with highly complex conditions based on the appropriate use, interpretation, and integration of data from a variety of sources
  • Formulate plans for highly specialist intervention relating to any identified occupational difficulties supporting the overall wellbeing and risk
  • Apply knowledge of sensory integration and attachment and how these relate to developmental trauma
  • Provide specialist advice, supervision, case discussion & formulation to staff and carers supporting young people with a learning disability who have been exposed to complex trauma
  • Support robust risk assessment and management offering specialist occupational therapy plans
  • Make autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice
  • Ensure the clinical effectiveness of own practice and of service functioning by contributing to research and development activities relevant to the service area
  • Work with autonomous professional judgement, together with other multidisciplinary professionals, to offer assessments, formulations and treatment recommendations that consider the individual and their context
  • Actively promote user/carer involvement in all aspects of care planning and delivery whilst respecting the rights cultural needs capabilities and wishes of the individuals concerned
  • Contribute to the formulation and review of CAMHS policies and protocols as directed
  • Contribute to the formulation of CAMHS standards and audit of practice as directed
  • Act as a mentor to students and newly qualified staff
  • Use IT systems effectively
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical records in accordance with Trust policy
  • Delegate tasks to staff within their competency and ensure that the delegation/escalation process forms part of the culture of the service
  • Contribute to the development of the learning disability trauma informed care team, individuals, and self to enhance performance
  • Listen and be open to the views of others
  • Suggest and critically explore new concepts without prejudice or assumption
  • Effectively communicate with other disciplines/agencies/patients and carers
  • Maintain professional relationships with all colleagues to ensure professional standards are met
  • Actively participate in the appraisal process
  • Participate in regular supervision
  • Attend all mandatory training

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Be familiar with and comply with current infection prevention and control, guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Be appraised in relation to infection prevention and control

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive occupational therapy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands

Contact:

This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Ruben Mota; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.