Occupational Therapist – eating disorders

Shire Healthcare are currently sourcing an Occupational Therapist for one of our specialist clients based in South East London/Kent. The successful Occupational Therapist will work within the eating disorders ward of a specialist mental health hospital.

The site is a private acute psychiatric hospital for adults that provides care and treatment to service users with a variety of mental health presentations. There is both inpatient and day patient support provided.

The position is part-time (15 hours) and permanent.

The role:

  • Identifying patient needs through assessments
  • Planning and delivering interventions to patients individually or in groups
  • Managing and overseeing unit programmes
  • Attending multi-disciplinary meetings
  • Writing up OT reports
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with clinical colleagues and external agencies
  • Ensuring effective communication links patients, carers and relatives.

The ideal Occupational Therapist:

  • Holds a relevant Occupational Therapy qualification
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Ideally has previous experience in mental health
  • A strong communicator and a flexible approach required.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, apply now to liaise with one of our experienced consultants.

Reference ID: 479

Part-time hours: 15 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £30,000.00 per year

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Occupational Therapy

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