Occupational Therapist - Stoke

Cambian Group
£26,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Occupational Therapist - CAMHS - Band 6

Permanent: Full Time - 40 hours per week

Salary: £26,000 – 32,000 (dependent upon experience)

Location: Stoke

The role is working across three services in the Stoke area, with young people with mental health difficulties.

Experience within Mental Health is required, and experience in working within a CAMHS service would be advantageous.

Driver would be preferred.

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an Occupational Therapist within it’s Children’s mental health rehabilitation /step down residential service.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Job Role

You will work alongside a full residential care Team including support workers, team leaders, psychologists to support young people in their transition from residential services into more community independence and supporting their emotional health and well being. Taking a “hands on” approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills, willingness to be involved in the consultation and training of care staff . You must have excellent organisational and time management skills. You will provide quality assessments and interventions within the Model of Human Occupation. Knowledge of the care programme approach, risk assessment and clinical governance frameworks will prove beneficial.

In return we offer:

Regular Clinical Supervision

Support from a multidisciplinary team Regular meetings and peer support with Cambian Occupational Therapists

Developmental opportunities

Research opportunities & support Internal/external training on new initiatives

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with increments for length of service included) Free staff parking, meals (and uniform if desired) Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking occupational therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). Previous experience in child and adolescent mental health would be advantageous.

Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

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