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We are looking for an experienced Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work with the community on an adult acute ward based Taunton Somerset.

You will be considered for these roles if you are Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Practitioners, CAMHS Therapist, or Mental Health Nurses.

Pay £26-28ph

Hours Monday-Friday 37.5

This vacancy has an initial 3 - 6 month contract likely to be extended.

Skills and Experience needed:

  • Effective verbal communication skills to include interactions with MDT, patients, and supervisees

  • Effective written communication skills to include assessment and treatment forms, CPA reports, and documentation relating to supervision of others.

  • Ability to instruct others on professional standards of communication.

  • Ability to determine and record clear and relevant OT treatment plans.

  • Demonstrates a professional approach including boundary keeping to relationships with staff and patients.

  • Competence in planning, monitoring, and evaluating therapy programmes to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Experience of working with individuals in an acute stage of recovery.

  • Experience of working with individuals with a forensic history and learning disabilities.

  • Care Programme Approach.

  • Principles and implementation of the Recovery Model.

  • NICE Guidelines relevant to mental health practice.


  • Support from a dedicated consultant with extensive social work experience in your particular region of the country

  • Choice of a variety of social work jobs across 150 authorities throughout the UK within many specialisms.

  • LTD, PAYE or Umbrella company payments with our daily payroll system

  • Excellent referral scheme - £200 for each successfully placed person


Relevant social work qualification, e.g.

CQSW, CSS, DipSW, Nursing, OT qualification


If you are interested in this position please call Monique on 0207 861 8906 or click 'apply'.