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Senior Occupational Therapist Moving & Handling Specialist
Optalis is dedicated to developing an OT service which is a beacon of professional excellence. A service which provides the best support to our residents and the highest OT professional satisfaction.
To make Optalis ‘s vision a reality, Optalis is looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist whom is enthusiastic and motivated to be the best OT they can be while being an active Lead in developing our service further.
We are seeking applicants with experience in Moving & Handling to become a central part of Leading the Duty side of our team for incoming referrals, managing the more complex Moving & Handling cases while assisting OTs and Assistants in their day to day work and development. Applicants with experience in a Senior role would be ideal but a desire to improve & develop services is essential.
We have high professional standards and expect timely work through put to help our residents. However, our OTs have a realistic, protective & personalised case load. This to ensure our OT’s are supported and professionally protected so they can do the best job they can, whilst enjoying their work.
Our current OT Service focusses on the long term physical and age-related disability needs of our adult residents. Our OT Service has also started developing preventative and care efficiency projects with hopes of developing more, to enable people with disabilities to have their best life possible.
Optalis as an employer is committed to all their staff, their development, wellbeing and work life balance through offering a scale of things including flexible working, protected training times, rewards for additional responsibilities and appraisals. Ten commitments to staff have been outlined in a recent published statement.
You must have a BSc qualification in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent) and be registered with the Health Professions Council.
For more information about the position contact Acting OT Service Manager Clodagh Chapman on 07815 007757 and visit the website.