Occupational Therapist

  • Location

    Fareham, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26,565 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    James Crayston

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/724/OT/FAREHAM

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-01

  • Consultant:

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Occupational Therapist, Fareham

£26,565 per annum + benefits

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for a talented and dedicated Occupational Therapist living close to the Fareham area of Hampshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded social care provider based in their modern, independent hospital setting providing support to adults with a range of mental health needs.

You will need to have a Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy or a Certificate OT recognised equivalent, and have previous experience working in mental health.

Change lives, make a difference

The hospital is a rehabilitation and recovery service where their multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs. This provider has a strongly person-centred approach and they work hard to deliver high quality care. One of their board members has a history of campaigning for disability rights and another who has some 44 years’ experience as a social worker, they all aspire to transform lives. Every person matters to them and this is an example of the wonderful work they do, “Not only do they never give up on our daughter, but they always make us feel important and respected.”

As their Occupational Therapist, you will provide service users with treatment and rehabilitation programmes, whilst sensitive to the personal and cultural needs of individuals. You will manage a defined caseload, carry out assessments, identify treatment aims, implement and evaluate treatment programmes, and develop safe and timely discharge plans.

Benefits

  • Impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme and much more;
  • Paid DBS;
  • Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards;
  • Excellent FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care.

There are also fantastic career progression opportunities. It can be challenging, but the rewards of seeing an individual overcome hurdles in their life or seeing them progress and achieve their goals is something else!

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity to become an Occupational Therapist, then we would love to hear from you. We are proud to recruit for the Social Care Sector and when you click on apply, one of our friendly careers advisors will contact you to discuss this in more detail. We only employ experts, so you can always rely on us to look after you during your career change.