Clinical - HCPC

Lead Occupational Therapist – Private Mental Health Hospital

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

Shift Pattern:
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.

Interview Process:
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
Pension scheme
Prioritised Employee wellbeing events
An employee assistance programme
Benefits portal
Funded DBS

Contact Details:
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.

Specialist Care

Lijani Cherry (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant - Mental Health, Complex Care and Learning Disabilities

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