Service Care Solutions Ltd

Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist

The contract duration is for 3 months with the likelihood of extension.

This is a full-time placement, although part-time hours can be considered.

Hours are Monday to Friday, 9-5 however these hours are flexible.

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00
Location: Warneford Hospital, Highfield Unit - Oxford, OX3 7JX
Pay: £20/£25 p/h LTD & £250 Sign-Up Bonus

Job Purpose - Band 5/6 Occupational Therapist
The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, carrying a defined clinical caseload for individuals.

The successful candidate will provide Occupational Therapy for Adults with mental health conditions, both over the phone and face-to-face.

Key Responsibilities

  • Postholder will provide high quality and evidence based occupational therapy assessment and interventions, both group and individual, to people who access services and their carers/supporters/family members, in line with the occupational therapy pathways.

  • Able to talk to people about sensitive issues in a supportive manner but also challenge others assertively where necessary.

  • Knowledge in using MOHO and/or MoCA assessments i.e COSA, ACIS, Creative Participation Tool and writing reports based on these assessments.

  • Knowledge of creating and implementing sensory schedules and/or sensory diets with Young People.

  • The ability to explore sensory preferences with young people.

  • To facilitate / co-facilitate groups with a range of different young people i.e eating disorders, emotional dysregulated, ASD.

  • Complete functional assessments i.e.

    cooking assessments, community assessments.

  • Good communication skills with Young People, families, and other professionals.

  • Have a very good understanding of risk assessing and risk management.

  • Previous experience of leading OTA's or junior staff would be preferable.


  • Occupational Therapy qualification

  • HCPC Registration

  • Experience working with Young People who suffer from Mental Health difficulties such as eating disorders and ASD


  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement

  • £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you £250.

    That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends and family!

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