Lead Occupational Therapist

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Occupational Therapist to work in an exceptional low secure hospital based in the Ayr, Scotland area.

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

This special mental health service is a low secure hospital for males and females with mental illness and/or personality disorders


*To be considered for this position you must hold a degree in Occupational Therapy and registered with HCPC



As the Lead Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with other Service Leads in Occupational Therapy, carrying portfolio service responsibilities that may bridge all specialties

  • Take a lead role in the development, implementation and review of local policies and procedures required to deliver high quality, evidence based occupational therapy service

  • To be a source of knowledge and expertise regarding Occupational Therapy Services, relatives and colleagues of all disciplines both within the site

  • Manage and co-ordinate the delivery of occupational therapy services on a day to day basis

  • Act as an expert resource on Occupational Therapy, providing specialist support and advice to the Occupational Therapy team, students, members of the multi-disciplinary team and professionals working in external agencies

  • Undertake specialist clinical assessments where required for the relevant service lines provided for example Sensory assessments

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

  • Experience in supervising staff and leading a team

  • Effective listening, communication, interpersonal and time management skills

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Manage own their specialist caseload, under supervision of their line manager, using evidence based practice and client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions in both hospital and community settings

The successful Lead Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £38,000 - £44,000 per annum.

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:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata

  • Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave

  • Online benefits

  • Cash back rewards

  • Subsidised meals

  • Regular supervision

  • Training opportunities

  • Company pension scheme

Reference ID: 6302

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

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