occupational therapist in lytham st. annes

posted
02 August 2018
contact
leah rowley, randstad care
job type
temporary
salary
£ 18 - £ 28 per hour
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posted
location
lytham st. annes, north west
specialism
health
sub specialism
Allied Health
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 18 - £ 28 per hour
experience
All bands
reference number
OT57824
contact
leah rowley, randstad care
phone
0121 212 2292
apply now

job description

Are you enthusiastic, committed and passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable adults with mental health conditions?

Are you a fully qualified Occupational Therapist and registered with HCPC?

You will be working alongside a supportive team in a lively, dynamic environment. Though this role is challenging, it is rewarding due to the difference you will make to people's lives.

Responsibilities:

- To work within an older adults community mental health team provide support for patients with acute mental health difficulties, which might be caused by either functional illnesses, cognitive difficulties or a combination of both. Their presentation is often complex and high risks to their safety and well-being are frequently identified.

Requirements:

- Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the potential needs of this patient group and identify how OT assessments and interventions can be effectively utilised.

- Applicants should have either Older Adults or Adult mental health experience, have an up to date knowledge of CPA, MHA, MCA, Safeguarding and previous community experience would be desirable.

- Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.

- Member of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly, under direction and independently where necessary.

Are you thinking about a change in your career? Whether you are an existing locum or you are new to the locum market and are exploring your options, we have opportunities that are exciting, well paid and flexible.

We currently have contracts 2 - 6+ months available working within the NHS, social services, schools and private organisations. We have posts for Bands 5, 6 and 7 locums.

Being a preferred supplier to numerous NHS trusts, we can give you access to a wide range of vacancies. Other benefits of our brilliant rewards package include:

- Flexible hours, weekdays and weekends

- Competitive rate of pay

- Free training

- Contributory pension

- Referral scheme

I have over 14 years experience recruiting Occupational Therapists. Most of the positions we offer can be negotiated in terms of the working hours per week and the start and finish times. We will listen to your requirements to try to make our positions fit in with any other commitments you may have.

If this particular role does not sound quite right for you, we have a wide selection of roles across the country that may not be advertised. We are also able to source a particular role to suit your requirements, so whether you work with children or adults in any particular speciality, please get in touch to see how we can support you!

We are a contracted NHS Framework supplier with access to hundreds of live Occupational Therapy jobs on a daily basis.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

skills

mental health services

qualification

BSc (Hons) occupational therapy

educational requirements

university