Occupational Therapist _ Mental Health (Birmingham) (£24,000)

Connect Wellbeing
Birmingham, West Midlands
09 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Connect Wellbeing are recruiting on behalf of a Mental Health rehabilitation service in Birmingham with a permanent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join a Psychology led MDT. The occupational therapy team promote social Integration & Independence encouraging empowering tasks that develop life skills and restore confidence:-

· Clinical reasoning to assess how client’s mental health difficulties impact upon their occupational areas and performance.

· Apply specialist clinical knowledge and skills to carry out occupational/vocational assessments

· Specialist assessments of daily living skills to ascertain level of functional ability, risk factors, level of support / accommodation

· Assess client’s mental state and identify any significant risk factors and to collaboratively undertake risk assessments with other members of the MDT

· Promote the empowerment and education of clients in relation to their holistic health including social inclusion, health promotion & relapse prevention

· Evaluate effectiveness of therapy interventions in conjunction with clients/carers & other professionals.

· Promote and apply equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory interventions that respect the clients values and spiritual beliefs at all times.

You will be a HCPC registered OT; contact Connect Wellbeing for a confidential discussion.