Band 5 Mental Health Occupational Therapist

Posted 14 May 2021
Salary£18 - £24 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineMental health OT, Occupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameHenry cooke

Job description

Maxxima is currently searching for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to work in three acute mental health wards in Edgware Community Hospital.

  • The post holder will hold a case load and work as an occupational therapist (OT) across the three acute mental health wards in Dennis Scott Unit, to provide assessment, plan and implement interventions, evaluate treatment and ensure safe discharge.
  • The post holder will work with service users on the wards who have complex and substantial needs, often with dual diagnosis and coexisting conditions including physical health needs. The post holder will provide specialist occupational therapy assessments and offer a strength based, recovery focused approach with the aim of enhancing daily living skills, and engagement in meaningful and purposeful activities for service users on the wards. 
  • The post holder is expected to work closely with the Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) and relevant outside agencies, as well as with other Occupational therapists and the activities coordinators within the team to provide a quality service, which is responsive to patients’ occupational needs. The post holder will provide specific time limited interventions with clear goals established with the service user and in conjunction with the supporting clinical team. 
  • Position available ASAP until September
  • Full-time 37.5 hours, part-time candidates considered 
  • Rates will range from £18-24 p/h

If you are interested in this positon please get in touch by applying above or contact the OT team on 02077498286, or

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