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Lead Occupational Therapist - Hertfordshire

Osa Healthcare Recruitment are supporting our client to recruit a Lead Occupational Therapist .

As a Lead Occupational Therapist you will be joining a multidisciplinary team , where you will help people develop new skills and build a brighter future.
Working 37.5 hours a week, you will lead the occupational therapist team within a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service, which empowers recovery to children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders.

With previous experience within a similar role and/or setting, you will have managing a designated caseload and will be responsible for completing assessments, planning and facilitating group sessions, implementing 1-1 interventions, and evaluating outcomes aligned to service users care plans.

You will lead, support and supervise the occupational health team and will be responsible for monitoring budgets, resource purchases, oversea the recruitment and induction process.

With a strong emphasis on teamwork, you’ll receive support from a regional network of healthcare professionals and enjoy access to a variety of training courses to support you reach your career goals.

Your responsibilities:

  •  To review evidence based practice in relation to the provision of occupational therapy in the treatment of childhood and adolescent eating disorders to ensure the service is providing a high quality evidence based treatment approach.
  •  To undertake detailed and highly specialist and systemic assessment of children and families using such assessment procedures.
  •  The provision of highly specialist one-to-one clinical consultations to other clinical staff.
  •  Contribute to the requirements of CPD provision and support the learning of multidisciplinary staff team at all levels of expertise.
  • To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  •  Diploma in Occupational Therapy or BSc in Occupational Therapy and Registered with the Health Professions Council
  •  Attendance at postgraduate courses providing specialist knowledge or experience in Eating Disorders
  •  Experience of working within a clinical/care environment
  •  Experience of working in CAMHS Settings
  •  Experience or motivation to work with young people with Autistic spectrum Disorder

What you will get:

  •  Annual salary of £38,890 - £44,503
  •  The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  •  Free meals and parking
  •  Wellbeing support and activities
  •  Career development and training
  •  Pension contribution
  •  Life Assurance
  •  Enhanced Maternity Package
  •  There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move.
The client we are supporting follow safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Employment Type
Job Location
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6NN
Base Salary
£38,890-£44,503 Per year
Date posted
December 8, 2020
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Position: Lead Occupational Therapist - Hertfordshire

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