Occupational Therapist

Fairburn Vale, Castleford

Occupational Therapist
Fairburn Vale, Castleford: WF10 2PY
Hours: 
40
Hourly Rate: Up to £16.20 per hour (dependent on experience)

Health and Social workers are now classed as "key workers" so this role will allow your children a place in school or nursery to help with your childcare whilst at work.

About the Home

Our Mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with.

At Fairburn Vale, we care for those with brain injuries and long-term neurological conditions. Our focus is to provide a rehabilitation support service, increasing independence and developing life skills of service users. 

Following an acquired brain injury, we work with service users, families and professionals to develop a care and rehabilitation plan centred around the specific individual. It is important we feel our service users and cared for, are happy and can work towards their specific goals. 

 
Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is 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
 
Requirements:
 
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.
 
Benefits:
 
  • 28 days holiday
  • Exemplar rewards – 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 2-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. 
 
At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health.
 

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

*T&C’s apply

Patients playing with water pistols

Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

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