Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist (Band 7 equivalent)
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Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, with autism and/or a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. Our current team of Occupational Therapists make a significant contribution to our capacity to provide each individual person in the service with the opportunities to engage in a full and meaningful life experience.
We are currently seeking a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist. You will work as part of dedicated multidisciplinary teams that includes Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Applied Behaviour Analysts and Care teams. You will be a part of a larger OT and Therapeutic Services team based across the six distinct areas of our service.
We are seeking one Occupational Therapist to support further development of both the service and the team members within the existing services.
The role is to provide a service to the individuals who live within the group and to ensure that admission, time living within the service and the transition process is supported by considering each person’s occupational needs as required within a Positive Behavioural Support framework. You would be working within a private organization to support individuals within the service to develop occupational skills to enable them to become more independent and able to live a lifestyle of their choosing that supports health and wellbeing.
We are seeking dynamic, resilient and motivated individual who can demonstrate a commitment to an evolving service and delivering effective and evidenced service initiatives. The service is committed to supporting people through access to a broad range of Continuing Professional Development activities, clinical support through individual, group and peer supervision and numerous opportunities for multi-professional learning.
For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Rachel O’Sullivan (Head of Therapies) 01302 866906 ext 1711.
You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.
Job Description Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist
Person Specification Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist
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Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 22 November 2017
Interview date planned for Thursday 7 December 2017.
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