Occupational Therapist - Practice Development Lead

Location Haringey, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
Salary £35 - 38 per hour
Contact Sebastian Dunbar
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Reference 165229

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced Band 8a Occupational Therapist to work based in Haringey, as a Practice Development Lead.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £35-£38 per hour (assignment rate) and is a 3-month ongoing contract.

Main Duties:

  • Work closely with Service and Professional leads to ensure that Haringey Community Mental Health Services meets the needs of Haringey residents, as set out in the NHS long term plan.

  • Support the delivery of high-quality place-based care by providing expertise and training in a range of areas and work closely with the Head of Nursing and Community Service Leads to ensure the care and treatment provided across all Community Services is of the highest standard.

  • Work closely with Community Service and Professional Leads to support and ensure there are robust systems of governance in place in Community Mental Health Teams and that high quality client led services are being developed and delivered.

  • Ensure CQC compliance and effective clinical governance.

  • Ensure the implementation of local and national clinical governance initiatives.

  • Apply and improve clinical governance and risk management systems.

  • Participate in the maintenance of quality governance systems and processes across BEH. 

  • Lead on projects to improve service delivery and patient experience.

  • Lead by example, demonstrating effective behaviours and providing clear direction whilst promoting and developing a positive, motivated and engaged team culture and ethos across a range of different services.

Requirements of the 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 8a 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.

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.