Head Occupational Therapist - Band 7

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Head Occupational Therapist - Band 7 to work in a rehabilitation service based in the Gloucestershire area.

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

This is a rehabilitation service which provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an Occupational Therapist and registered with the HCPC



As the Head Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Hold a small clinical caseload and utilise highly specialist clinical skills and decision-making to assess, implement and evaluate care

  • Implement specialist group and individual treatments to achieve therapeutic goals

  • Using evidence practice and recognised outcome measures evaluate progress and adjust future intervention accordingly

  • Report on progress in a timely and professional manner, in difficult and complex situations, sharing and defending own viewpoint succinctly and appropriately in a range of situations

  • Assume professional accountability and responsibility for service delivery within the OT Department

  • Be accountable for the overall management of complaints and/or conflicts within the OT department

  • Contribute to strategies and practices that promote service users' and carers' rights and participation, in line with their choices, and support others to do so

  • Actively listen to and seek the views of others to facilitate shared ownership of decision-making

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

  • Highly specialist knowledge of the area of specialism; clinical skills in assessment and intervention

  • Critical awareness of Adult and social learning theories

  • Microsoft Office tools and good working knowledge of information technology

  • Experience of leading a team

  • Experience of conducting audits/reviewing service delivery

  • Working without close supervision, being responsible and accountable for workload

The successful Head Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £42,000 - £44,000 per annum FTE.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working 30 hours a week.

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

  • Free parking

  • Free meals for staff on duty

  • Relocation package available

  • Group pension plan helping you save for your future

  • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)

  • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice + plus much more

Reference ID: 6034

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

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