Occupational Therapist - Mental Health, Band 6

Location New Malden
Job type Contract
Salary £26 - 30 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
Call Sebastian
Reference 166045

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Band 6 Community Mental Health Occupational Therapist to work based in Kingston/Richmond.

The pay rate for this locum Community Mental Health Occupational Therapist job is £26-£30 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 1-month ongoing contract.

Main Duties:

  • To assess/ triage/ act as first entry point for adults and older adults into community mental health secondary care
  • To assess and work with mental health service users, and signpost them to other services and discharge to primary care where necessary. Any service users needing longer term secondary care and care coordination will be transferred to the relevant teams in the Trust.
  • To work proactively with clients presenting with complex needs, using evidence based /client-centered principles to assess, plan, and direct treatment and discharge plans.
  • Utilise community resources, working closely with Primary Care.
  • Ensure user and carer involvement in all aspects of service delivery.  
  • Promote, by example and leadership, a high standard of patient care.
  • Regularly supervise nursing students on practice placement.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all agencies and agents involved in supporting adults with severe mental health problems.

Requirements of the Community Mental Health Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist.
  • At least two years of post-qualifying experience working as an Occupational Therapist.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive occupational therapy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands

This Band 6 Community Mental Health Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Sebastian Dunbar; 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.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.