Lead Occupational Therapist

41047.00 - 41047.00 GBP Annual + GBP41047/annum
15 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Contract Type
A leading care provider is seeking to appoint a Lead Occupational Therapist to join one of their specialist Hospitals in Staffordshire This role offer the opportunity to work in a stunning setting and work with a great team who provide support to individuals with extensive knowledge of various different Mental Health illnesses.
You will join the team in providing Occupational Therapy interventions whilst applying an evidence based, flexible and client-centered approach working within the MDT to meet the health and social care needs of clients referred to the company.

Lead Occupational Therapist 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.

Lead Occupational Therapist 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.
-Some knowledge of Sensory Integration would be beneficial however, this can be supported if required

If you are interested in the Lead Occupational Therapist vacancy please send your updated CV to (Email Removed) and I will give you a call. Alternatively you can call me on (phone number removed) for more information.

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Key words: Occupational Therapist, Lead Occupational Therapist, Staffordshire, Mental health, HCPC Registered