Head of Occupational Therapy – mental health

Shire Healthcare are currently sourcing an experienced Occupational Therapist for a Head of Occupational Therapy position based in County Durham. The successful Occupational Therapist will lead the Occupational Therapy team and support adults with complex mental health needs.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The role:

  • Ensuring the effective and efficient management of the Occupational Therapy team
  • Providing clinical and managerial supervision, managing annual leave and sickness, completing Performance Development Reviews and running monthly meetings
  • Undertaking Occupational Therapy assessments before planning and delivering interventions on an individual or group basis
  • Writing up OT reports and attending multidisciplinary meetings
  • Maintaining accurate and timely records regarding the rehabilitation and progress of each patient
  • Developing successful working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues

The ideal Occupational Therapist:

  • Holds a relevant Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Previous experience of working in a mental health setting (desirable)

If you are interested in discussing this role in more detail, apply now!

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