Please note for this job you will be required to travel independently around the demographical area independently
We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapist (OT) Specialist Practitioner, to join the Cambridge City North Neighbourhood Team based at Signet Court, Swann Road, Cambridge CB5 8LA.
The Specialist Practitioner Occupational Therapist role is based in Cambridge and the the area surrounding North Cambridge. You would be working as part of a community based therapy team providing high quality rehabilitation to patients with physical disabilities in their home environment. This post will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to consolidate their community, clinical and managerial skills. You will be working within a team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Assistants and Nursing and Mental Health colleagues.
The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is able to work as an autonomous practitioner within the integrated multi professional Community Therapy team to provide a high standard of care to our patients. Your role will include assessing, planning and developing specialist occupational therapist programmes for patients with a wide variety of complex needs. You will be responsible for your own caseload, prioritising referrals according to clinical need, signposting appropriately and undertaking assessment of patients with complex and multiple pathologies using advanced, specialist clinical reasoning skills.
Your role will also includes supervision of junior staff and students, overseeing patient intervention and ensuring that Assistant Practitioners and Integrated Care Workers deliver high quality patient care.
Working for our organisation
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.