Occupational Therapist - Community Mental Health

Company:  Sanctuary Personnel
Location: Amersham
Salary: £25 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Sanctuary Personnel, a dedicated and award-winning recruitment agency with a TrustPilot score of 4.9/5 and over 600+ reviews is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to take on a new locum role. Location: Amersham/High Wycombe Contract Type: Locum ongoing contract Pay Rate: £25 per hour (assignment rate) Benefits of working with us: Fully online and paperless registration service Free DBS and compliance service including paid for mandatory e-learning and practical training modules (if applicable) Exclusive access to roles that aren’t available with other agencies; NHSBT, The Home Office and Vaccination Centres (private and public) are just some of the projects we’ve recently recruited to. £250 refer a friend bonus once referral has worked 100 hours (uncapped – T&Cs apply) Registration body costs covered based on length of service (T&Cs apply) Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us Clinical governance and revalidation support from an in-house qualified health professional with over 15 years experience Your own dedicated consultant with extensive experience within the healthcare sector Daily payroll and in-house payroll system Duties of the Occupational Therapist: To work independently as part of an interdisciplinary team to diagnose, assess, plan and implement patient specific programmes of care/interventions, contributing to the continuous assessment of patients. To undertake more complex assessments, using your profession specific clinical knowledge and skills. To function effectively across a variety of environments (e.g. ward, department, patients’ homes etc.) involving changing and demanding conditions To use a comprehensive range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to communicate effectively with patients, and their families/carers, the diagnosis and treatment plan, that may be complex and sensitive, to help progress rehabilitation. This will include patients who may have difficulties with understanding or communication. To evaluate patient progress and alter treatment programmes as and when appropriate. To involve patients in goals and treatment proposals. To gain valid informed consent. To work within the legal framework with patients who lack capacity for informed consent or are subject to the Mental Health Act. To be responsible for own time management and the prioritisation of your caseload. To supervise the practice of designated registered and non-registered staff within the CMHT. To delegate appropriate duties to junior registered and support staff and follow up outcomes. To develop comprehensive discharge and contingency plans with relevant professionals to arrange on-going care. To attend clinical meetings, liaise closely both verbally and in writing with the multidisciplinary team, patient, and carers across boundaries to ensure continuity and integration of patient’s treatment Requirements of the Occupational Therapist: Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy Recent UK experience working as an Occupational Therapist Recent NHS experience Registered with the HCPC Contact: This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now. We welcome applications from Band 5 Occupational Therapists aswell as Band 6 & 7 as we have multiple vacancies that could be suitable. NHS experience is very desirable for many of our jobs. Regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet these requirements for this Occupational Therapy role as we need to meet our clients requirements. Reasonable Adjustments: If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into you work placement
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