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Occupational Therapist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Occupational Therapist to work in an exceptional mental health service based in the Reading, Berkshire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This mental health service is a 24 hour specialist care and support service for people with severe and enduring mental health needs


*To be considered for this position you must be a registered Occupational Therapist with a HCPC Registration



As the Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement individual and group interventions collaboratively with patients

  • Actively implement evidence-based practice

  • Maintain accurate patient records, including care notes, written reports and discharge summaries in accordance with hospital and professional standard

  • Establish effective communication with patients and their cares, all staff and other agencies

  • Implement and develop evidence-based therapeutic activities to aid mental health recovery

  • To fulfil a variety of duties and responsibilities associated with maintaining a caseload, meeting the standards set in the Occupational Therapy department care-pathway while adhering to HPC regulations

  • Complete full assessments, plan, implement intervention and evaluate outcomes as per department care-pathway, enabling the patient in areas of self-maintenance, productivity, and leisure

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experience working with people with neurological needs

  • Evidence of fieldwork and or employment within the Rehabilitation field of Psychiatry

  • Experience in working with Forensic patients

  • Strong knowledge of best practices within a similar setting

  • Knowledge and practical experience of the Occupational Therapy process in mental health or neurological settings

  • Experience, knowledge and skill in supervising OT staff and students

The successful Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary up to £30,000 per annum DOE.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!

  • Free meals and parking

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

Reference ID: 5677

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV