Lead Occupational Therapist - CAMHS

37000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP37000 - GBP42000/annum
12 May 2017
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge within mental health? Can you deliver high quality care and demonstrate that you share our vision and values?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Lead Occupational Therapist to join one of our clients well established CAMHS services.

This post requires an innovative person with excellent communication skills, an interest in improving standards of care and experience of working with multi-professional teams and carers. You will be a champion for occupational therapy and have a genuine commitment to improving mental health services for children and young people, an ability to support staff teams under pressure, and the capacity for innovation.
Our clients adolescent intensive care unit accepts admissions from all over the UK with a view to discharging service users back to their local area as soon as they are ready.
We provide support every step of the way, supported by a dedicated, multidisciplinary team, including a unique education programme to ensure their studies are as uninterrupted as possible. The hospital is also home to low secure facilities for men and women, with a whole range of therapies and services on offer to treat service users with mental health issues and related problems such as self-harm, substance misuse, anger and behaviour management.
The post-holder will work as a member of our established Occupational Therapy team, managing a defined caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions. They will provide leadership to junior staff, through supervision and appraisal and participate in the planning, development and evaluation of Occupational Therapy services, holding responsibility for defined projects.

Job Specifications:

• Qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)
• Valid in date NMC Registration
• Fine tuned decision making skills
• Excellent organisational capability
• Effective communication skills
• Flexibility and strong "can do" attitude
• Quality orientation

Company Benefits:

• A competitive salary
• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Birthday and Anniversary-of-joining leave
• Generous company pension scheme
• All-employee bonus scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Free healthcare cash plan
• Enhanced Maternity Pay
• Cycle to work scheme
• Life Cover
• Free Meals
• Free Parking

To apply for this position, please click apply now and one of our experienced consultants will contact you shortly. You can also Refer a Friend to CAMHS Professionals. We are offering a bonus of up to GBP100 for any referral that leads to a successful placement.

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