Occupational Therapist

Ravensdale, Leeds

Occupational Therapist
Ravensdale, Leeds: LS14 2DA
Hours: 
Full Time
Hourly Rate: £28,971 per annum

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

Ravensdale is a twenty bedded specialist complex care needs home working with adult service users who present with a wide range of different physical and mental health needs. The home is split in to 2 x 10 bedded units and one 2 bedded community house. Each Unit has a different focus, Bluebell our ground floor unit offers specialist care for  people with complex mental health needs and neurological conditions such as Huntingtons Disease and acquired Brain Injury. Foxglove our first floor unit offers specialist care for  people with more complex physical health needs and complex dementia. 

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:
  • 5.6 weeks 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

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

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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.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

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

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.