Occupational Therapist

Posted 4 April by Caritas Recruitment

Occupational Therapist

Full Time or Part Time

Locum

Opportunities have arisen for experienced Occupational Therapist with an interest in mental Health to work in busy teams. Working collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary eam you will be responsible for providing specialist OT assessments, treatment plans and evaluations for patients referred to the team.

About the role

The successful Occupational therapist will be responsible for the assessment treatment and evaluation of patients referred specifically for OT intervention from the community mental health teams.

The key responsibilities for the Occupational Therapist are below:

  • To be able to work across all functions within the community mental health service and support patients to achieve their individually agreed goals.
  • To work as part of a busy multi-disciplinary team to , assess, develop and implement individualized programs or care/interventions in accordance with CPA ( where appropriate)
  • To plan individualized treatment plans/programs using a person centered and goals focused approach to management.
  • To work with and direct the work of the technical instructor.
  • To deliver a range of therapeutic interventions in line with professional requirements and in accordance with the job description.

Requirements

The successful Occupational therapist will have:

  • Degree / Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Health Profession Council (HPC) Registration
  • Able to demonstrate post graduate experience as an Occupational Therapist with proven experience in mental health
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision and supporting professional development of junior qualified Occupational Therapy staff and support workers
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team and with other health care professions

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

Are you HCPC registered?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years mental health experience?
Are you available to attend face to face interviews?
Will you be available to start in May?
Do you have a current DBS?

Reference: 34820964

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