Occupational Therapist – locked rehab

Shire Healthcare are currently sourcing an Occupational Therapist for one of our specialist mental health clients. The site itself caters to a wide range of service users with varying mental health needs. The successful Occupational Therapist will work within a locked rehabilitation unit which provides support to women diagnosed with personality disorders. The unit utilises a DBT model of care based on principles of recovery.

This is a full-time, permanent position although the client may consider part-time applicants, dependent on experience.

The role:

  • Conducting assessments and providing treatment within the framework of the rehabilitation programme
  • Monitoring, evaluating and amending the Occupational Therapy provision within the unit.
  • Utilising a patient-centred approach to assessment, evaluation and intervention
  • Providing direct line-management and supervision of a Technical Instructor
  • Involvement in the MDT, case conferences, CPA, nurse handover and referral meetings

The ideal Occupational Therapist:

  • Holds a relevant Occupational Therapy qualification
  • Registered with the HCPC.
  • Experience of or trained in DBT is desirable.
  • Experience of supporting service users with mental health needs.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, please apply to liaise with one of our experienced consultants!

Reference ID: 530

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00-£32,400.00 per year

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Occupational Therapy

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