We are seeking a motivated and caring Occupational Therapist to join our inpatient rehabilitation team at St Martin's Hospital in Bath. You will play a crucial role in providing a patient-centered occupational therapy service working closely with our dedicated MDT colleagues to provide safe and effective rehabilitation and supportive discharge planning. We operate a 29 bedded unit with dedicated stroke rehabilitation beds.
We require someone with a blend of practical experience and training in working with older people facing a range of physical, cognitive difficulties, and stroke-specific conditions.
This role is based at St Martin’s Hospital in Bath and is a fixed-term contract for maternity cover.
- Provide holistic OT services for clients of varying ages.
- Carry out comprehensive assessments and devise individualised intervention plans.
- Work in partnership with patients, carers, and multi-disciplinary teams.
- Maintain clear communication within the team and with external agencies.
- Maintain a high standard of clinical intervention and professional development.
- Provide supervision and training for junior staff.
The Ideal Candidate
- Qualification in Occupational Therapy and Registration on the Health and Care Professions Council register.
- Strong interest in rehabilitation and excellent communication and organisational skills.
- Experience in working with older individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychosocial issues.
- Effective team working and communication skills.
- Previous experience working with stroke survivors.
- Full driving license and access to a vehicle for work.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our patients, please apply!
You will feel valued as an Occupational Therpaist with HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- Band 6 Agenda for Change salary and terms and conditions –including an NHS pension
- Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality
- Access to Reward Gateway - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets and well known retailers as well as special treats like Virgin Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers
- Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
- We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
- A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression
- Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development
- Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users
- Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives
- Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with a number of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
About the Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
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As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.