Occupational Therapist - Personality Disorder Band 7

Location Milton Keynes
Job type Contract
Salary £28 per hour
Contact Alex Blackwell
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Reference HQ00118066

Sanctuary Health is a leading recruitment agency and are currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 7 Personality Disorder Occupational Therapist to work in Milton Keynes on a part-time or full-time basis. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Occupational Therapy and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Personality Disorder Occupational Therapist job is £28.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.


  • Conduct psychologically informed assessments, including assessment in relation to Personality Disorder pathway, of service-users referred to STT including appropriate use, interpretation, and integration of complex data from a variety of sources

  • Formulate, implement and evaluate therapy programmes across a range of complex problems with which service users present

  • Engage in clinical work that will involve working with individuals in intimate and emotionally intense individual and group sessions, where behaviour and communication might be unpredictable and challenging

  • Provide MBT group and individual evidence-based interventions

  • Facilitate 12-week psycho-education and 18-month MBT group evidence-based practice

  • Undertake risk assessment and risk management for all service-users in attendance within the service, including the protective and risk factors present in the network of significant relationships

  • Be able to provide crisis intervention to clients as and when indicated

  • Take a lead role in identifying safeguarding issues and be competent in demonstrating an understanding of safeguarding legislation & its implementation

  • Use highly developed communication skills and MBT competencies in working with people to understand their personal and often very sensitive difficulties and develop carefully tailored interventions

  • Exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment and treatment of service users in line with the service

Requirements of the Personality Disorder Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy

  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist

  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post-qualification

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

  • An industry-leading shift booking system

  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Personality Disorder Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; 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.