Join our compassionate team as an Occupational Therapist dedicated to supporting individuals' mental health and well-being. As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a pivotal role in empowering our service users to lead fulfilling lives. Through personalised assessments and tailored interventions, you will help individuals regain independence, engage in meaningful activities, and achieve their recovery goals. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of those experiencing mental health challenges within a supportive and inclusive environment.

This post is working 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday.

What you will be doing:

  • Conducting thorough assessments to identify individual needs and develop personalised support plans.
  • Providing 1:1 occupational therapy intervention to support service users in achieving their goals.
  • Collaborating with our multidisciplinary team and external partners to ensure holistic care and support.
  • Advocating for service users' rights and facilitate access to community resources and services.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation in compliance with organisational standards.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of services through participation in team meetings and training sessions.

What you will need:

  • Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy (or evidence that this qualification is soon to be awarded)
  • Registered with HCPC and BAOT (or evidence that registration is soon to be completed)
  • Experience working with individuals with mental health difficulties, preferably within a charitable or community-based setting.
  • Proficiency in conducting needs assessments, goal planning, and providing 1:1 support.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and with external stakeholders.
  • Commitment to promoting recovery-focused and person-centered approaches.
  • Understanding of the social determinants of mental health and the importance of advocacy and empowerment.
  • Proficiency in IT systems and willingness to adapt to new technologies.
  • Experience in delivering group therapy or psychoeducation sessions.
  • Familiarity with partnership working and coordination with diverse agencies.
  • Understanding of Recovery principles and social care resources.
  • Ability to create culturally sensitive approaches and consider holistic needs.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with mental health difficulties and share our commitment to promoting recovery and well-being, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in creating a supportive and inclusive community where everyone can thrive.

Jami is here for when mental illness and distress make everyday life a struggle. In November 2023 Jami and Jewish Care announced they would become one, to ensure long-term sustainable services for people of all ages in the community. With the combined expertise of Jewish Care and Jami, we can support even more people in their journey to better mental health, providing treatment, support and education to young people, adults, families and community leaders in the Jewish Community.

LocationMaurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus

The Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus is a modern, purpose-built development in Golders Green. It offers a balance of activities and relaxation for residents and visitors alike, as well as care and retirement living.

The campus is home to Otto Schiff care home, which provides personal care for people living with dementia. Residents at Otto Schiff get to live in a close-knit community while remaining part of the wider care home and enjoying the many campus activities.

There is a retirement community at Selig Court for people who want to live independently with the peace of mind knowing that there is always support close by. It also houses the bustling Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre and Holocaust Survivors’ Centre, as well as our head office Amélie House.

STAFF FACILITIES

DEDICATED TEAM BREAK ROOM

FREE FRESHLY PREPARED LUNCH

ACCESS TO ONSITE GARDENS

Why

JEWISH CARE?

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. These include:

  • RETAIL DISCOUNT

    RETAIL DISCOUNT

    A huge range of discounts at major retailers and supermarkets

  • HEALTH CARE

    HEALTH CARE

    24/7 access to a GP either online or on the phone

  • STAFF SUPPORT

    STAFF SUPPORT

    Access to our Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential advice

  • WELLBEING HUB

    WELLBEING HUB

    Articles and support with physical and mental wellness, free fitness and yoga videos and lots more

  • PENSION

    PENSION

    4% employer pension contribution

  • LEARNING RESOURCES

    LEARNING RESOURCES

    Career development opportunities and access to our online learning management system

  • FREE DBS CHECK

    FREE DBS CHECK

    Free DBS checks for our Care Home Workers

  • FREE UNIFORM

    FREE UNIFORM

    Free uniforms for everyone required to wear one

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

Occupational Therapist

  • Department: Jami Mental Health Services
  • Location: Amelie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, Barnet, NW11 9DQ
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary:  £29,000 - £32,000 a year
  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024

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