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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Are you a Occupational Therapist seeking a new Permanent challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Children and Younger People with complex needs?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Occupational Therapist to support our established client in the West Midlands area. The service is a specialist Learning Centre for Children and Younger People between the ages of 7-19 who have a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

The successful candidate will support educational and residential colleagues to create therapeutic living and learning environments. Based on clinical assessment and formulation, you will offer individualised interventions and engagement to our young people.

Job Purpose: Occupational Therapist

Salary: £35,617 - £43,027 per annum (includes paid school holidays)

Bonus: £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus

Location: West Midlands

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30

Contract: Full-time | 37.5 Hours

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct high-quality assessments and make recommendations for therapeutic interventions.
  • Provide individualized interventions and engagement to young people based on clinical assessment.
  • Collaborate with educational and residential teams to create therapeutic living and learning environments.
  • Develop and facilitate training sessions for staff and parents/carers.
  • Write detailed reports to support young people, education, and care staff, and inform annual reviews.
  • Support and supervise Therapy Assistants and newly qualified Occupational Therapists.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential online records in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Act as a role model for other clinicians and educational staff.
  • Participate in service and practice development.
  • Engage in continuing professional development and maintain professional registration.


  • Qualified Occupational Therapist registered with the HCPC.
  • Experience delivering therapeutic interventions for children and young people with complex needs.


  • Training: Comprehensive induction and on-the-job training.
  • Holiday: Enjoy full school holidays including bank holidays.
  • Clinical Development: Access to a leading programme of clinical learning and development.
  • Wellbeing: Access to wellbeing tools, advice, and employee assistance.
  • Medical Cover: Claim back costs for optician or dentist appointments and enjoy high-street discounts.

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 four weeks in your new placement.

  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750.