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Occupational Therapist - Child and Adolescent

Job Type:
Occupational Therapist
West Midlands
£23,380.50 to £31,063.50 per annum
Salary Description:
£23380.50 - £31063.50 per annum
Job Ref:

Occupational Therapist - Child and Adolescent - Staffordshire - up to £31,063.50 per annum

One of our establish, well know clients is looking for an occupational therapist, Band 5 equivalent to join one of their private hospital facilities. The successful occupational therapist will work alongside a full, dynamic Multi Disciplinary Team and will have the peer support of an extended Occupational Therapy team.

The hospital is a 36 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders and includes the following units:

* Adolescent Care
* Acute Psychiatric
* Eating Disorders

The benefits of this Occupational Therapist role include:

* Excellent salary up to £31,063.50 per annum
* Relevent training and progression opportunities
* Joining a committed, progressive and thriving team

As an Occupational Therapist your main duties will be:

* Have at least one year post graduate experience and an interest in working in child and adolescent psychiatric care.
* Have some experience in sensory integration or and interest to embark on sensory integration training.
* Providing a high standard of Occupational Therapy (OT) to service users
* Managing a defined caseload of patients, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions within the service.
* Participating in the planning, development and evaluation of the OT service within a designated team.
* Providing expertise in a highly specialist area and to offer advice and consultation on clients care to other members of the team
* Working within the professional practice and Trust guidelines.
* Working and acting as a key member of the team, supporting each patient in the achievement of their planned outcomes.
* Accurately record all patient intervention and plans in the medical notes
* Responsibility for the prescription and safe use of OT equipment and ensure adequate training is provided to colleagues, patients and/or their carers.

Requirements of this Occupational Therapist role include:

* Have a minimum BSc or recognised postgraduate diploma in Occupational Therapy
* Hold current HCPC registration
* Have at least one year post graduate experience and an interest in working in child and adolescent psychiatric care.
* Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors, carers, members of the MDT and senior professional and managerial staff
* Have a person-centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference
* Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
* Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
* Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
* Have a legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1620
Contact: Jenna Sakim

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