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Occupational Therapist - Mental Health

  • Job reference: CSH690
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Registered Occupational Therapist to join an NHS Mental Health service in the Greater Manchester area. The position is Band 5 and paying £17 - £18 p/hr depending on experience. The manager is looking for support for 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday for a minimum duration of 6 months. The service is looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

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 practice placements in a variety of settings

If you're interested in this role or any other positions contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions (01772) 208963