Occupational Therapist - Young People Mental Health - Potters Bar - Permanent

Posted 29 August 2023
Salary £35000 per annum
LocationPotters Bar
Job type Permanent
DisciplineMental health OTOccupational Therapy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist - Young People Mental Health, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Potters Bar, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As an Occupational Therapist , you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the service to patients is planned, delivered and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service.

What’s in it for you as an Occupational Therapist:
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more. 
Your main responsibilities as an Occupational Therapist:
  • Maintaining evaluation records of performance for individual patients, providing verbal or written data for ward rounds, assessment review meetings and actively participate in the clinical discussion of service users’ needs, in the development of care plans
  • Contributing towards mental health assessments contributing to service users recovery at Potters Bar Clinic
  • Liaising closely with other members of the clinical team, demonstrating a commitment to effective teamwork and people-focused care
  • Identifying and actioning relevant referrals both in-house, including support staff, and to external agencies
  • Attending and actively contributing to CPA’s/case review meetings, working collaboratively with Patient Care Team colleagues in the planning and delivery of patients’ treatment programmes
What we are looking for in an Occupational Therapist:
  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Driving License
  • Experience in working within mental health settings  
  • Occupational Therapy assessment processes and report writing skills
  • Facilitating individual and group therapy
Next steps:
 If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com

Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.