Occupational Therapist

Posted 22 February by Caritas Recruitment

Occupational Therapist

West Sussex


Caritas Mind are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced Occupational Therapist (OT) to support the ward in delivering therapeutic care and appropriate vocational activity to the service users.

The Client

The Hospital specialises in providing secure services for women and men with mental illnesses and/or personality disorders including both medium and low secure care environments.

About the Role

The role in West Sussex is a secure mental health hospital for male and female patients aged 18-65 within a low and medium secure environment as well as high dependency units.

The successful OT will support and contribute to the Multi Disciplinary Team, other duties include service development e.g. writing session plans and risk assessments, and contributing to weekly multidisciplinary team reviews and CPA meetings.


To be successful as an Occupational therapist, you’ll need:

  • An accredited post-graduate qualification in Occupational Therapy

  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council

  • Interest in working within a forensic environment

We would ideally like an OT with forensic mental health experience, although this is not essential.

Next Steps

If you're interested in this role please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Or call Priscilla at Caritas Mind for more details.

Application questions

Do you have a post-graduate qualification in Occupational Therapy?
Are you Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council?
Have you previously worked in a forensic environment as an Occupational Therapist?

Reference: 34533663

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