Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Location Guernsey
Job type Permanent
Salary £36,501 - 44,054 per year
Reference 156343

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a permanent role for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work full-time based in Guernsey, within the Therapy and Enabling Team.

The salary for this permanent Occupational Therapist job is £36,501 - £44,054 per annum.


  • Manage a defined caseload, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
  • Maintain clinical records and participate in service development and evaluation of Occupational Therapy within Adult Community Services Directorate as appropriate
  • Maintain professional standards and behaviour as specified by the Professional Standards for Occupational Therapy Practice (2007) and in accordance with local policies and legislation
  • Formulate and deliver specific Occupational Therapy treatment programmes using evidence based practice and skilled clinical reasoning
  • Use effective communication, reasoning and negotiation skills when working with service user and their carers, as well as the Therapy & Enabling team and the wider Adult Disability Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Actively participate in supervision and appraisal, using reflection and analysis to inform practice and identify training needs as required by the Health Care Professions Council
  • Maintain and develop professional knowledge and be conversant with professional developments, evidencing critical appraisal skills and Continuing Professional Development and sound understanding of governance
  • Participate in staff and service development through attendance at service meetings and in-service training, including taking a lead in facilitating such events and presenting information as appropriate
  • Contribute towards the evaluation of the service through audit and the use of outcome measures and in-service research projects. Take a lead in implementing those which have an occupational therapy element
  • Ensure compliance with the Health and Social Services Department’s Health and Safety Policy and any departmental policy
  • Use of Occupational Therapy outcome measures

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Knowledge and experience of community integration, enabling purposeful occupation
  • Knowledge and understanding of application of the Occupational Therapy process, including assessments and interventions relevant to Learning Disability (LD) & Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Ability to contribute the specialist skills of an Occupational Therapist to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • A good understanding of and experience in the therapy & enabling of people with LD & ASD within a community setting
  • Experience working as a Learning Disability & Autism Occupational Therapist
  • Broad knowledge of assessment and treatment approaches in Learning Disability &Autism Occupational Therapy
  • Ability to demonstrate effective clinical reasoning
  • Ability to define the contribution of the Occupational Therapy to the multi-disciplinary team
  • Sound understanding of the Safe Guarding process
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage own workload
  • Basic IT skills
  • Possession of good verbal and written communication skills in order to produce professional and comprehensive reports as required
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance
  • Commitment to service user-centred, non –discriminatory practice
  • Willingness to work flexibly
  • Possession of valid category B driving licence
  • Enthusiastic team member
  • Experience in community integration
  • Experience in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Experience in Sensory Integration


This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Craig Osborne; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.