Sherwood Therapy Services Ltd

Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Legal/Law Social Work Education/Teaching Medical/Health

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About Sherwood Therapy

We are a rapidly growing, small, friendly, private occupational therapy (OT) and case management business, and also offer assistive and alternative technology communication packages to our clients. Alongside this, we have a team of experienced OT/Care and Rehabilitation experts who provide robust reports and specialist opinions to assist claimants secure settlement in medical/clinical negligence or personal injury claims. The therapy, support, and services we offer helps our clients, who have often sustained catastrophic injuries, to lead active and meaningful lives.

We are looking for an intern to keep STS’s Managing Director on track with her very busy and varied workload. To excel at this, you will be required to become familiar with her clients and associated reports, and forge good working relationships with various professionals involved in supporting our clients and their families. You will be required to manage an extremely varied schedule at pace and will be proficient in diary management.

Tasks that form part of this internship include planning and scheduling, proofreading lengthy reports (such as expert rehabilitation reports prepared on behalf of a claimant for court proceedings, occupational therapy reports and case management updates), minute taking at complex multi-disciplinary team meetings, communicating with solicitors and professionals, as well as clients and their families by email or on the telephone, undertaking research on behalf of clients, specific office-based projects and general office administration (e.g. printing, scanning and filing).

The business is growing and as such the intern will be required to be involved in active marketing and business analysis.

We are a small business, so the role is extremely varied and moves at a very fast pace. It is imperative that the postholder is highly professional, has a strong command of English and grammar, with a keen eye for detail and is confident with proofreading. Strong, working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and the ability to use IT software to improve efficiency and workflows is also a key requirement of this job.

The successful candidate will be an undergraduate or graduate (in a relevant discipline). Applications are invited from candidates that have good interpersonal skills and are able to present themselves in a very professional manner (in writing, at meetings and on the telephone when liaising with external professionals and our associates). An enquiring mind as well as an awareness and empathy with disability would also be advantageous.

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