Overview

Join our compassionate team as an Occupational Therapist dedicated to supporting individuals' mental health and well-being. As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a pivotal role in empowering our service users to lead fulfilling lives. Through personalised assessments and tailored interventions, you will help individuals regain independence, engage in meaningful activities, and achieve their recovery goals. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of those experiencing mental health challenges within a supportive and inclusive environment.

This post is working 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday.

What you will be doing:

  • Conducting thorough assessments to identify individual needs and develop personalised support plans.
  • Providing 1:1 occupational therapy intervention to support service users in achieving their goals.
  • Collaborating with our multidisciplinary team and external partners to ensure holistic care and support.
  • Advocating for service users' rights and facilitate access to community resources and services.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation in compliance with organisational standards.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of services through participation in team meetings and training sessions.

What you will need:

  • Professional qualification in Occupational Therapy (or evidence that this qualification is soon to be awarded)
  • Registered with HCPC and BAOT (or evidence that registration is soon to be completed)
  • Experience working with individuals with mental health difficulties, preferably within a charitable or community-based setting.
  • Proficiency in conducting needs assessments, goal planning, and providing 1:1 support.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and with external stakeholders.
  • Commitment to promoting recovery-focused and person-centered approaches.
  • Understanding of the social determinants of mental health and the importance of advocacy and empowerment.
  • Proficiency in IT systems and willingness to adapt to new technologies.
  • Experience in delivering group therapy or psychoeducation sessions.
  • Familiarity with partnership working and coordination with diverse agencies.
  • Understanding of Recovery principles and social care resources.
  • Ability to create culturally sensitive approaches and consider holistic needs.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with mental health difficulties and share our commitment to promoting recovery and well-being, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in creating a supportive and inclusive community where everyone can thrive.

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