Head of Occupational Therapy

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Head of Occupational Therapy to work in an exceptional private mental health hospital based in the Coventry, West Midlands area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is our state-of-the-art Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) hospital and the service supports young people aged between 12 and 18 with mental health needs in low secure, psychiatric intensive care and acute environments


*To be considered for this position you must hold a registration with the HCPC



As the Head of Occupational Therapy your key responsibilities include:

  • Provide direction and leadership to the occupational therapy team, ensuring effective delivery of services

  • Conduct assessments, formulate treatment plans, and provide therapy to children and adolescents with mental health issues

  • Work closely with other professionals in CAMHS to provide comprehensive care and support for clients

  • Provide training and supervision to staff and educate stakeholders about the role of occupational therapy in mental health treatment

  • Participate in research, evaluate interventions, and contribute to the evidence base for occupational therapy in CAMHS

  • Advocate for the inclusion of occupational therapy services and the needs of young people with mental health issues within the healthcare system

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Communicate in an effective, calm and timely manner in a way that respects the views, autonomy and culture of others

  • Highly specialist knowledge and critical understanding of Occupational therapy and occupational science

  • Experience of conducting audits/reviewing service delivery

  • Experience of supervising/managing others

  • Highly specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the theories and principles about the importance of enabling people to do the things they want, need or are expected to do to support them being well in life

The successful Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £45,492 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Free parking

  • Free meals for staff on duty

  • Relocation package available

  • Group pension plan helping you save for your future

  • NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)

  • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice + much more

Reference ID: 6626

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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