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Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Job Type:
Mental Health, Community
Occupational Therapist
East of England
£28 to £30 per hour
Salary Description:
£28 - £30 per hour
Job Ref:

Occupational Therapist - Band 6 - Community Mental Health Team - Essex - £28 - £30 per hour

We are currently looking for an occupational therapist to join the adult social care team within Essex. The successful occupational therapist will be providing occupational therapy to service users and their carer's with mental health needs.

The occupational therapist will follow the OT care pathway by undertaking effective assessment, intervention and discharge planning.

Benefits of this Occupational Therapist - Band 6 role include:

* 3-month initial contract
* Excellent rates of pay
* Broaden experience in acute setting by working within the medical team and treating a variety of different patient needs
* Working in a proactive and collaborative team
* Fast paced environment
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each Occupational Therapist you refer who we successfully place
* Your own dedicated personal recruitment advisor with extensive sector knowledge

Role responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist - Band 6:

* To manage a caseload of service users with complex mental health needs, taking on the role of Care Co-ordinator and/or vocational lead where relevant
* To work with service users to identify OT goals as part of the multi-disciplinary care plan, using specialist mental health & OT assessment tools & treatment techniques
* To work with service users in a variety of settings in order to provide the most effective assessment & interventions
* To plan & implement service user led individual and/or group interventions, using graded activity to achieve therapeutic goals
* To ensure service users health, social, cultural and spiritual needs are considered at all times
* To assess for and provide equipment to enhance independence in daily living skills for service users with a physical disability in addition to their mental health needs
* To monitor, evaluate and modify home and day treatment in order to measure progress and identify outcomes
* To manage effective discharge ensuring service user and all relevant agencies are given relevant information
* To contribute to and carry out risk assessment & risk management plans

Requirements of this Occupational Therapist - Band 6 role include:

* HCPC registered
* Eligible to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive sector knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of Allied Health positions across the UK
* Networking opportunities at numerous candidate events
* Personalised job alerts tailored to your requirements
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each worker you refer who we successfully place
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £200 for bringing your own position to us
* Twice weekly payroll

Liquid Healthcare and Liquid HC is the healthcare division of Liquid Personnel Ltd.

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6202
Contact: Annie Brooks

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