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Occupational Therapist
Ref: DAN03941

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  • Location
  • Newbus Grange Hospital, Hurworth Road, Neasham, DL2 1PE
  • Location
  • Newbus Grange
  • Salary
  • 12,500 - 15,000 PA (Part Time)
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £12,500 - £15,000 PA (Part Time)

    Hours: 20 Hours Per Week

     

    We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...
     

    The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary team which provides service to people who have Learning Disability with health care or psychiatric needs. You will provide clinical evidence based occupational therapy service to our patients; supervision and appraisal to designated staff to promote professional development and assist in implementing service developments within Danshell.

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop
  • Location Information
  • Based in the beautiful countryside near Darlington, County Durham, Newbus Grange is a specialist autism hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to 17 men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. Newbus Grange is an impressive period property situated in a quiet semi-rural location with its own extensive grounds.

     

    There are many good sized living areas that people can choose to use. Other facilities include a life skills kitchen, sensory room, a sensory bathroom, massage therapy room, a well-stocked arts and crafts room and a music and movement room. Within the grounds there is an allotment, which is looked after by the people who use the service, a greenhouse, sensory garden, trim trail and cycle path. Newbus Grange also has fishing rights for an area of the River Tees close by. There is a large lawn with patio and seating areas for people and their visitors to enjoy.

     

    Click here to read more about Newbus Grange

     

    Newbus Grange has received two national accreditations:

    • Accreditation for Inpatient Learning Disability Mental Health Services (AIMS-LD) from the Quality Network for Inpatient Learning Disability Services (QNLD) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    • Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS)

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 15/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • MDT_Occupational_Therapist.docx

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