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Occupational Therapist
Ref: DAN04412

  • Location
  • Yew Trees, 12 The Street, Kirby Le Soken, Essex, CO13 0EE
  • Location
  • Yew Trees
  • Salary
  • 20,000 - 25,000 pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • 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...


    As part of our skilled and supportive multi-disciplinary team, in this role you would support people with a learning disability to gain independent living skills. You will provide clinical evidence-based occupational therapy, to help people learn vital skills and improve mobility and coordination.


    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • Experienced in working with adults with a learning disability or autism
    • You will have excellent communication and organisational skills
    • Degree in Occupational Therapy
    • Registered with the HCPC

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Access to comprehensive internal training
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Based in the village of Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, Yew Trees is a specialist hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to ten women with learning disabilities and complex needs.


    Yew Trees is a large period art deco property set in its own grounds within a quiet village location, offering spacious accommodation. Yew Trees consists of two elements; a nine bed provision supporting women with learning disabilities and complex needs; and a self-contained bespoke apartment offering 24 hour care and support for one lady who requires more intensive support.


    There is a choice of lounges and communal areas for people to use, as well as a private and spacious garden to the back of the house, which the ladies can use to relax or for activities. There is also an activity room where people can enjoy a range of indoor activities including music, arts and crafts, and relaxation sessions.


    Click here to read more about Yew Trees


    Awards for Yew Trees

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Senior Manager Award – Service Manager Nicola Darby (Finalist)


    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell


    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Closing date
  • 23/02/2019
  • Job Description
  • MDT_Occupational_Therapist.docx

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