Part Time Occupational Therapist

Domus Recruitment
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
A leading care provider is seeking to appoint a Part Time Occupational Therapist to join the company covering a Mental Health Hospital for women with complex mental health needs and personality disorder diagnosis.
The company itself is a large established care provider of specialist services in mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities.

The role will provide leadership, supervision and professional consultation, guidance and advice to a designated specialist Occupational Therapy team. You will be the join the team in providing Occupational Therapy interventions whilst applying an evidence based, flexible and client-centred approach working within the MDT to meet the health and social care needs of clients referred to the company.

The main duties include:

- To represent OT as a specialist practitioner within mental health, providing clear, evidence based knowledge and information.
- To manage a caseload of clients with complex health and social needs, using evidence based principles to plan and implement effective assessments, interventions and treatment programmes.
- To undertake comprehensive and timely assessments of clients
- To maintain and demonstrate up to date knowledge and skills relevant to the field of practice.
- To take responsibility for ongoing personal and professional development.

Key skills required include:

- You will need to be a qualified, HCPC registered, Occupational Therapist.
- Ideally experience of working in a mental health and challenging behaviours
- Adaptable and creative to meet their needs, and have the skills and ability to work with people that may be difficult to engage and with challenging behaviour patterns.
- A proven track record of in staff supervision & team management.

Salary - £24k pro rata - 20 Hours a week

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