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Occupational Therapist

  • Job reference: EL404
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Mental Health Occupational Therapists are needed in a fantastic Acute NHS service in Basildon!

Applicant must be a car driver as you will be expected to work at other Trust locations as requested in response to the demands of the service.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £25ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Part Time - 28 hours per week between Monday - Friday 9 -5pm
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties:
You will be working in the Adult Acute inpatient service which provides support to service users who are experiencing an acute mental health episode which cannot be managed in a less restrictive setting.

You will hold a caseload of service users with complex needs and will participate in comprehensive assessments of the service users to formulate care plans to manage and minimise risk. This will involve providing effective, tailored, evidence based occupational therapy to service users, using goal setting and interventions focused on re-engagement in self-care, productivity and leisure activities, and promoting health, wellbeing and independence.

You will be expected to work collaboratively with key partner organisations, service users, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team in delivering services and therefore team working skills are essential.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk