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Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: CSH2012
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Registered Occupational Therapist to join NHS Mental Health services in Lancashire.

Hours: 37.5 hours
Days: Monday - Friday
Contract: 13 weeks (+ongoing)
Salary: £18 - £32p/hr (Ltd) depending on time of shift worked and banding.

The Adult Community Mental Health Services provide a range of support options to service users aged 16-65 with severe and enduring mental health problems who have complex needs and present significant levels of risk to themselves or others.

Responsibilities:
*To provide occupational therapy assessment, treatment and review of service users who experience serious mental Illness (SMI).
*To asses occupational function and contribute to overall assessment of health and wellbeing needs.
*To be responsible for allocated case load, develop and implement treatment plans taking into account of individual client's needs.
*Utilise a range of therapeutic skills to provide treatment interventions through both individual and group work settings.
*Manage own workload to ensure effective and efficient time management to meet priorities within agreed timescales and deadlines
*To comply with the professional code of conduct for Occupational Therapy.
*To maintain strict confidentiality regarding any information concerning patients.
*To establish and maintain professional relationships with patients, their relations and friends and to support and promote patients' rights and identity.

Person Specification:
*Degree qualification in Occupational Therapy.
*Currently registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
*Post qualifying experience in Mental Health settings
*The applicant must hold a full valid driving license and use of a car for business purposes is essential.

Bonus and Loyalty Scheme
Service Care Solutions know that it is of vital importance to keep our candidates happy and to reward referrals, loyalty and hard work. We also recognise the increasing pressures being put on care staff, both work-based and financial, and want to help ease that burden.

£250 Referral Bonus
Service Care Solutions actively encourage candidates to refer friends or colleagues to us for work. A referral bonus of £250 will be payable provided that the candidate. Service Care Solutions are successful in placing the referred candidate into work and the referred candidate must complete 13 weeks work for Service Care Solutions.

The more friends you refer, the more chance you have of securing the referral bonus!

£75 Job Referral Bonus
If you are unhappy with your current agency or fancy a change Service Care Solutions are currently offering a £75 bonus if you bring your current contract to ourselves. Switching is easy and our specialist consultants are available to support you through the process.

Loyalty Scheme
To show that we appreciate all of your efforts, SCS has put in place a reward scheme which will award you One4All Vouchers once you have completed 12 months continuous service. This is within an agreed timeframe and paid once a year.

Why Service Care?
A specialist, dedicated consultant offering single point of contact.
Free Registration Process - Service Care Solutions will cover the total cost of your compliance during the registration process. This includes Vaccinations, Occupational Health Certificates, DBS Certificates and Training.
£250 annual training allowance for all contractors including online CPD training and renewals. .
Supplier of Permanent, Block Bookings/Fixed Term Contracts and ADHOC Requirements across a variety of statutory and non-statuary services nationwide.
Trusted Framework suppliers via Crown Commercial Services, Health Trust Europe and NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership.
Supplier of several Master Vendor Contracts offering you the first refusal for placements and shifts.
Ltd and PAYE payment options available via a twice weekly payroll service.

carly.harrison@servicecare.org.uk | 01772208963