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Occupational Therapist (Mental Health)

  • Job reference: CH0014
  • Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults, Older Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions have a fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Therapist in Greater Manchester.

The role is based in a hospital in Bury and is initially on a 3-month temporary contract, due to commence ASAP.

Shift Pattern: Full time hours. 8.30am - 4.30pm or 9am - 5pm.

Pay rate: £17-23ph (Ltd) dependent on experience (Band5 or Band6 with employed experience)

Main Duties:
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.
The Occupational Therapist will also be responsible for planning and organising discharges for service users.
Utilise a range of therapeutic skills to provide treatment interventions through both individual and group work settings.
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 employment in a similar Mental Health setting

Service Care Solutions 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.

If you're interested, please contact Carly email an updated CV and contact telephone number to