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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are working with Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust to recruit a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to support a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) in the Preston area. The successful candidate will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team and provide support to Adults with a range of complex Mental Health conditions.

The contract duration is for 3 months with the likelihood of extension. This is a full-time placement with 37.5 hours available. Part-time applications will also be considered.

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Pay: £25.00 p/h LTD + £250 Sign-Up Bonus

Job Purpose - Band 6 Occupational Therapist

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, carrying a defined clinical caseload for individuals. The successful candidate will provide Occupational Therapy for Adults.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assess an individual's readiness to step in to less restricted environments
  • To provide a high-quality service by a dedicated team for patients referred to the CMHT
  • Maximise independence, active lifestyle and minimise disability
  • Being proactive in facilitating independent living in the community wherever possible, by working with patients and their carers and other members of the team by setting realistic goals and evaluating their outcomes


  • Occupational Therapy qualification
  • HCPC Registration


  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services
  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.