Occupational Therapist

Service Care Solutions are working with Southwest London & St Georges NHS Trust to recruit a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to support the PICU Ward.

The successful candidate will provide support to patients with a range of Mental and Physical Health conditions in line with the occupational therapy pathways.

Job Purpose - Band 6 Occupational Therapist
Shifts: Monday to Friday, Full-Time or Part-Time
Location: Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex
Pay: £28.00 p/h LTD + £250 Sign-Up Bonus
Contract: 3 Month Locum (likelihood of extension)

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide a high-quality service by a dedicated team for patients referred to the PICU Ward.

  • Postholder will provide high quality and evidence based occupational therapy assessment and interventions, both group and individual, to people who access services and their carers/supporters/family members, in line with the occupational therapy pathways.

  • To promote social inclusion and physical and mental well-being using evidence-based practice.

    This is underpinned by the principles of hope and recovery, health promotion and relapse prevention.


  • Occupational Therapy qualification

  • HCPC Registration

  • Experience working within a Mental Health Environment


  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you £750.

How to Apply?
To Apply for this role or discuss vacancies we may have closer to home, please contact Eleanor on 01772 208 963 or eleanor.binns@servicecare.org.uk

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