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Occupational Therapist (Mental Health)

  • Job reference: CH0007
  • Location: Lytham St. Annes, 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 a Community Mental Health Team in Lancashire.

Hours: 37.5 hours
Contract: 13 weeks (+ongoing)
Pay: £23-24ph (Umbrella Ltd) depending on banding and time of shift worked.

The Adult Community Mental Health Service provides 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.

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 caseload, 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 practice placements in a variety of settings
The applicant must hold a full valid driving license and use of a car for business purposes is essential.

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. We want to reward all Occupational Therapists starting their journey with us, therefore once you have completed your registration with Service Care and secured a placement we will pay you £150 in your second weeks' pay!

Service Care Solutions also actively encourage candidates to refer friends or colleagues to us for work. A referral bonus of £250 will be payable providing the candidate is new to Service Care Solutions and completes a 12 week contract.

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.
Online and consultant support for NMC revalidation.
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 payroll service.