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Lead Mental Health Occupational Therapist

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  • Speciality: Elderly Mental Health Occupational Therapist
  • Grade: Band 7
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J96020.a

Our client in SE London is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their team

Occupational Therapist
Mental Health
Start ASAP

Join the multidisciplinary team and lead the Occupational Therapy team to do what they do best, changing lives for the better.
As a Lead Occupational Therapist, you will work 37.5 hours a week at a rehabilitation service for men and women with enduring mental health issues, complex needs and complicated addiction problems. People in your care may include those who have a forensic history and those who are detained under the Mental Health Act.
With prior experience within a similar role and/or setting, you will manage a designated caseload which will see you complete assessments, planning and facilitating group sessions, implement 1-1 interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to service users care plans.
You will lead, support and supervise the occupational health team and will be responsible for monitoring budgets, resource purchases, overseeing the recruitment and induction process, and will be requested to design and deliver training.
With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you'll enjoy support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

Your responsibilities:
Completing assessments, planning sessions and implementing interventions
Evaluating outcomes aligned to care plans
Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants
Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery
The provision of highly specialist one-to-one clinical consultations to other clinical staff
Contribute to the requirements of CPD provision and support the learning of multidisciplinary staff team at all levels of expertise

To be successful in this role, you'll need:
Current HPC registration and BOAT membership
Experience of working within a similar setting
What you will get:
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with them.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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