Occupational Therapist - Adult Acute Mental Health

Adult Acute Mental Health
Band 6
London, London

Occupational Therapist - Adult Acute Mental Health

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Our well-known client has a rewarding Occupational Therapist 12 month contract in their Adult Mental Health hospital for people of all genders with severe and complex mental health conditions.

Occupational Therapist - Permanent
Location: West London/ Roehampton
Hours: 30 - 37.5 Hours 12 Months Contract
Adult Acute Mental Health
No Sponsorship

They are committed to providing high quality intensive treatment in a clinically safe, caring, and secure environment. We play a crucial role in supporting the NHS when intensive care needs cannot be met locally.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be part of a friendly, collaborative multi-disciplinary team supporting people over the age of 18 who may be admitted to us informally or may be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007). We can also admit patients who require detoxification from alcohol or drugs or patients who are under a revoked Community Treatment Order (CTO).
Job Role:
* Keep people safe from any harm and protect their human rights.
* Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs), contributing occupational therapy expertise to ensure we deliver outstanding assessment, care planning and support for the young people in our care.
* Devise and deliver individual and group occupational therapy programmes.
* Provide management and leadership of staff in the MDT delivering Occupational Therapy interventions.
* Contribute to the effective running of MDTs by performing key functions, such as liaising with families, CPAs, minute-taking etc.
* Assist with the training of care staff and others in the principles of occupational therapy, so that an understanding of occupational therapy underpins the work of the care teams.
* Work as part of the hospital's therapy team, sharing information and supporting colleagues
* Keep records as required and contribute to the provision of high-quality management information across the hospital.
* Must be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors, carers, and members of the multi-disciplinary team

Qualifications required:
* Current registration with HCPC as an Occupational Therapist
* Hold a recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy
* Have experience of working within a mental health inpatient setting
* Successful candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS

They also want to ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable facilities to participate in job applications or interviews to perform essential job functions. To support this, we are a Disability Confident committed employer.

In Return Client Offers:
* 25 days plus bank holidays
* Birthday off
* Join the Active Learning Hub and benefit from a wide range of e learning and face to face training and development opportunities
* Active Reward App giving discounts and savings on your weekly shop
* Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline & App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice
* A salary sacrifice Aegon 5% matched pension
* Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials - like going to the dentist or opticians
* We recognise outstanding Active Behaviours via the Active Awards programme
* Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits

For more information, please contact parul.patel@justot.co.uk

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