Permanent Occupational Therapist

  • East Sussex
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 6

Posted November 11, 2022

Permanent Occupational Therapist

Position: Occupational Therapist

Band: Band 6/7

Location: East Sussex

Job type: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum

Job description

Athona’s AHP division is currently recruiting for a permanent Occupational Therapist. This position will be working for an outstanding Private client of ours based in East Sussex.

You will work as a valued member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) within our low secure and/or locked intensive rehabilitation units. You will be working with service users who have a severe and enduring mental health problem, who may also have challenging behaviour or a forensic history.

You will carry out specialist OT assessments with each service user, using the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) to guide practice, and develop and implement occupational therapy intervention focussing on daily living and vocational skills in consultation/conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

You will require strong leadership skills to drive the rehabilitation model within the service, working closely with ward staff.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • HCPC registration
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Exclusive access to new vacancies
  • The best possible salary, and all negotiations taken care of on your behalf
  • Stringent onboarding process
  • Fixed-term contracts for candidates that are not on the specialist register
  • All options will be made available to you
  • Receive up to £150 for every permanent allied health professional you recommend
  • Exclusive discount codes

If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today to find out more. If this role is not quite the right fit, get in touch with us today to discuss your requirements and register your CV.

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