Occupational Therapist

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£29,379.48 per annum
10 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full time

Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.

We provide an integrated therapy delivery service and that we work collaboratively with our care and education colleagues to support students to access learning.

Due to increased student numbers, we are recruiting for an experienced and motivated Occupational Therapist to work at our inspiring college in Harrogate.

Job Summery

This role will lead on the delivery of Occupational Therapy provision and treatments based on a comprehensive assessment of need that results in high quality, evidence based, and cost effective programmes to meet the needs, abilities and aspirations of service users, students and funders. The post holder will ensure high quality therapy delivery and contribute towards the self-assessment processes to ensure continuous improvement across the College. The role involves providing support, advice, and guidance to our colleagues and other professionals.

Key responsibilities will include:

Design and deliver high quality occupational therapy treatment and programmes, to ensure that individual students and service users’ needs are met, monitored and evaluated to a high standard.

Treatments and programmes may include but are not limited to: eating and drinking, personal care, hand function, independent living skills, moving and handling, community access, travel training, plan-shop-cook, access to work, and sensory development and integration sessions.

Contribute to the achievement of income generation targets by offering a flexible service from the occupational therapy team to meet requests and needs for services.

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy

Recent experience of delivering programmes of treatments to people with a range of complex needs

Experience of facilitating initial therapy assessments to create a programme of therapy/treatment

Closing date: Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 12 Noon

Job Description.docx

For more information and to apply please click on the following: https://imsva91-ctp.trendmicro.com:443/wis/clicktime/v1/query?url=www.henshaws.org.uk&umid=BE7C8BFA-AD4C-9C05-93C2-290F0DC4A058&auth=de41389fcd07b045c2bf0b8b6a6bb2cde097bfb7-8317c0d30fdbd4e6ed05c555eee94a7f2d79efd9 or contact the HR department on 01423 814510 or email HR.Support@henshaws.org.uk

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details. Registered Charity No: 221888