Occupational Therapist - Referral Coordinator

Location High Wycombe
Job type Contract
Salary £25 - 28 per hour
Contact Alex Blackwell
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Reference 171337

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work full-time based in High Wycombe, as a Referral Coordinator.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £25-£28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-6-month ongoing contract.

Main Duties:

  • To screen and manage all referrals from Step 2 to 4 within the Psychological Pathways in Buckinghamshire.
  • To access and have knowledge of a variety of databases to access information i.e. Care Notes and PC-MIS.
  • To screen patients whilst on the telephone when the referral information is unclear or lacking detail and to convey often complex and sensitive information in a clear, reassuring and containing manner.
  • To ensure the referrals are allocated to the right Steps in liaison with the appropriate clinicians within the service.  To manage referrals quickly and smoothly, ensuring all risks are assessed and clients receive treatment from the appropriate team within the appropriate time frame.
  • To maintain knowledge and awareness of the local resources available in the area to provide clients with a comprehensive signposting service.
  • To work closely with partners in Secondary Care and other independent sector providers to ensure smooth pathways of care within the Buckinghamshire stepped care model.

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy.
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist.
  • At least two years of experience either pre or post qualification.
  • Mental health experience required for a private hospital setting.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • 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 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.

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.