Lead Occupational Therapist ??? CAMHS

38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP42000/annum + excellent company benefits
13 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Occupational Therapist - CAMHS - Woking
Salary: Up to GBP42,000
Permanent, Full time

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge within mental health? An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Lead Occupational Therapist to join the CAMHS services at our client site in Woking.

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.

Here at Woking, their 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. They 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 an 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.

To be considered for this opportunity you should be educated to degree or diploma level and a member of the Occupational Therapy Professional Body. You'll also need excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work both autonomously and in a team.

In return, you'll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:
Teaching and CPD programmes
Active participation in clinical governance
Possible rotation between services
Contributory pension scheme
Free life insurance
Free meals on duty
Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
Health Cash Plan

To apply for this position, please click apply now and send us your up to date CV. Or feel free to get in touch with SJB Medical directly and speak with an experienced consultant