Occupational Therapist

Ribble View, Preston

Occupational Therapist
Ribble View, Preston, PR1 4UD
Hours: 40 hours per week
Hourly Rate: £12.00 per hour
Ribble View is a nursing home with a difference!  
This purpose built service in Preston will become home for up to 30 service users but will not have the traditional nursing home feel. The unique layout at Ribble View means that we can care for adults with a vast array of complex mental and physical health needs and associated challenging behaviours.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our therapy services in Ribble View, alongside the support of a Physiotherapist and Therapy Assistant.  Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion are fundamental in helping our service users to feel respected, included and cared for.  Working with our team of specialist nurses and support workers you will be expected to contribute to integrated care planning with the aim of enabling our services users to reach their goals.
Key Duties:
Taking responsibility for a clinical caseload
Carrying out assessments and reviews, ensuring that service users receive appropriate treatment
Using appropriate communication skills and tools to communicate with service users
Monitoring, evaluating and recording patient progress,  modifying treatment plans as required
Liaising with agencies including GPs, consultants, hospital staff, PCTs and social services
Liaising with the nursing team and care staff
Working as part of a team
Assisting with the training of other health care staff as required
We expect that you will be a qualified Occupational Therapist with at least 1-year post qualification experience, ideally from within the private sector however this is not essential. Experience acquired brain injury, mental health, and neurological care would also be advantageous, however, full training is provided via our comprehensive induction.
25 days holiday (plus stats 34 days)
Exemplar rewards – childcare vouchers, retail discounts and vouchers.
Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
Pension plan.
Refer a friend scheme - Up to £1,500
Free car parking.
Paid DBS - Worth £44
Outstanding career progression.
Comprehensive 4-day induction program.
Additional info/about Exemplar:
Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 
Exemplars Core Values:
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