We are seeking qualified Occupational Therapists tojoin our growing team of healthcare professionals working with newly arrivedasylum seekers and refugees.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to innovative services for the asylum seeker and vulnerable migrant community in North Yorkshire.
Main duties of the job
The role will focus on recovery from injuries and disability, helping patients regain their abilities so that they can lead more fulfilled lives. Duties will include conducting physical and psychological assessment of clients, developing treatment plans and rehabilitation programs making use of our bespoke well-being services and other local services.
Bevan Healthcare is a growing, progressive and award winning Social Enterprise. We provide a range of primary, community and hospital based healthcare services in Bradford and Leeds for people who are homeless or vulnerably housed, refugees and people seeking asylum, and other groups who find it hard to access mainstream healthcare.
“Health, Hope and Humanity”
Health equality and wellbeing for all
Operating as an exemplar social enterprise, we will pioneer and provide inclusion health services that positively change the lives of people in need and enable local communities to thrive.
We are seeking a qualified Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse tojoin our growing team of healthcare professionals working with newly arrivedasylum seekers. The role will focus on recovery from injuries and disability, helpingpatients regain their abilities so that they can lead more fulfilled lives.Duties will include conducting physical and psychological assessment of clients,developing treatment plans and rehabilitation programs making use of ourbespoke well-being services and other local services.
Tomanage a caseload of service users with complex needs within the community,using specialist Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention skills,including highly specialist sensory processing, postural care and complexequipment provision.
Touse specialist clinical skills to assess and deliver intervention to serviceusers with complex needs within a variety of settings.
Tocontribute to the ongoing development of health and wellbeing provision forasylum, seekers at Bevan Healthcare.
Towork within a multi-disciplinary setting spanning medical, nursing, social careand allied health professionals as well as charity and third-sector organisations.
Tocarry out work under the guiding principles of clinical governance and theHealth and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Tomanage, assess, plan and implement interventions for a caseload of complexservice users, addressing occupational performance and skills deficits to meetservice users needs.
Tomonitor, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and to ensureeffective intervention.
Toprovide Occupational Therapy advice to service users and their carers topromote aims of Occupational Therapy and to ensure a consistent approach tocare
Tocommunicate effectively with service users and their carers to ensure understandingof health and social needs in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teammembers within the service.
Inline with local guidelines, review and reflect on own practice and performancethrough effective use of professional and operational supervision and personaldevelopment review.
Tocontribute to the induction and education of staff, students, volunteers andother workers/visitors who access the service.
Tocontribute to the measurement and evaluation of your work and current practicethrough the use of evidence based practice projects, audit, research andoutcome measures and implement any changes as required.
Toundertake any other duties of a similar nature consistent with theresponsibilities of this post in order to provide a quality service.
To work with the objectives set for your team andmonitor these within Bevan Healthcares agreed performance managementframework.
Reviewthe performance of your team in line with the organisational and performanceobjectives and standards; identify team and individual development needs.
Toensure that the team adheres to legal, professional and organisationalstandards, policies and protocols.
Todevelop strong relationships with senior managers to promote effectivecross-functional team working across Bevan Healthcare that supports the achievementof the organisations objectives, standards and protocols.
Todevelop talent and diversity by ensuring all staff in your area ofresponsibility receive an annual performance and development reviewincorporating the development of a personal development plan.
Operatewithin information governance protocols and ensure business and patient confidentialityis maintained at all times.
Skills and abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).