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

Recruiter
Connect Wellbeing
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
24000.0000
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.