Lead Occupational Therapist
Mental Health Hospital – Male Only
Full-Time, Mon – Fri, 37.5 Hours
£44,000 – £48,110 (Band 7)
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Are you an HCPC registered OT passionate about Mental Health?
Are you wanting to work for a leading healthcare provider in the UK with limitless progression opportunities?
Then this may be the opportunity for you!
Compass Associates is pleased to be collaborating with a leading provider of mental health support in the UK, including rehabilitation, acute, PICU and secure facilities. They are seeking a Lead Occupational Therapist to deliver therapy at their well-established inpatient mental health hospital, which has recently opened a brand new psychiatric intensive care unit.
This exceptional service is committed to delivering round-the-clock therapy and care, prioritising a recovery approach through collaborative working. With this in mind, you will be joining a diverse multidisciplinary team of professionals who are all dedicated to the assessment and treatment of a variety psychoses and disorders.
The site you will be joining boasts circa 30 modern beds, split across 3 wards – two of which are male-only PICU units, and one male acute general ward. In order to help the service provide specialised and evidence-based treatment that are proven to help tackle the issues faced by its service users, we are working in partnership to headhunt for a Lead Occupational Therapist, who will conduct clinically supervise a small team of OTAs, engage in observations and assessments, as well as plan, implement and evaluate treatment plans.
This mental health rehabilitation service is located in Burgess Hill, West Sussex; and is commutable from Croydon, Maidstone, Cranbrook, Hastings, Eastbourne, Worthing, Chichester, Midhurst, Guildford, Crawley and other surrounding towns and villages.
– HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist
– 2 years’ experience in any mental health setting (ideally inpatient)
– Management / clinical supervision experience is highly desirable
As a full-time Occupational Therapist, you will be expected to work an average of 37.5 hours per week: Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:00.
This will be a one-stage process carried out ideally in person with the Hospital Director and Director of Clinical Services, but our client is more than happy to facilitate initial phone calls / virtual conversations to discuss the role in further detail.
Salary and Benefits:
This Occupational Therapist position pays between £44,000 – £48,110, but is flexible depending on experience and qualifications, and includes an industry-leading benefit package as follows:
25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Career development & professional training
Discretionary sick pay
Prioritised Employee wellbeing events
An employee assistance programme
To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Lijani Cherry at 02394 211 143 or email [email protected].
Compass Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.