Permanent Occupational Therapist

  • South East of England
  • £30000 - £350000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 6

Posted November 11, 2022

Position: Occupational Therapist

Location: West Berkshire

Job type: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £30,000 – £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 based in West Berkshire.

The role holder will require prior exposure to working within an Occupational Therapy setting including experience of working within the specialised area i.e. addictions, neuro-rehab or eating disorders.

This role will be focused upon developing and maintaining productive and stable relationships with patients through effective communication, coaching and counselling techniques and highly developed interpersonal skills.


Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for occupational therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.

Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking patient assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions either on an individual or group basis.

Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.

Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.

Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.

Contributes to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.

Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patient’s rehabilitation.

Leads on implementation of new services within own site, sharing best practice with other sites in the area.

Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.

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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