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Posted: 5 years ago
Occupational Therapist | Essex
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Austin Dean Recruitment
 Job Description
Austin Dean Recruitment is looking for an Occupational Therapist for our prestigious client in the Private Clinic based in Essex.The OT will manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide patients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living:1. Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication. 2. Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patients rehabilitation / progress. 3. Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff. 4. Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards. 5. Contributes to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan. 6. Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation. 7. Leads on implementation of new services within own site, sharing best practice with other sites in the area. 8. Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.Working to short term objectives, the role holder generally operates within existing processes and procedures. The role holder has autonomy and authority for day to day clinical decisions with an intelligent Problem Solving.This role is focused upon developing and maintaining productive and stable relationships with patients through effective communication, coaching and counselling techniques and highly developed interpersonal skills.Knowledge & Skills Holds a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HPC registration.Experience is requiredSpecial Features Must participate in appropriate clinical supervision. Required to hold a full driving licenceSalary £30K