Lead Occupational Therapist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Occupational Therapist to work in an exceptional private mental health hospital based in the Arnold, Nottinghamshire area.

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

This hospital provides acute adult mental health services, delivered in partnership with the areas healthcare trust.

They have a Medium Secure Services on site for patients with a learning disability, and we are looking to develop other service types in the future


*To be considered for this position you must hold a qualification in Occupational Therapy and registered with HCPC



As a Lead Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • Providing clinical specialist assessments for the patient group

  • Reporting the effectiveness of the service to clinical governance and other performance related meetings

  • Advocate and promote the role of OT within the acute/PICU setting

  • Form positive working relations with the wider MDT

  • Up skill and develop the OT workforce

  • Embedded up to date practices and evidence based research into the service from an OTs perspective

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

  • An understanding for the therapy pathway to support the patient journey from admission to discharge

  • Able to meet the changes of the patient groups needs whilst also establishing stability through purposeful and meaningful activity

  • The drive to change and continuously improve whilst being able to communicate the need for improvement through evidence and data

The successful Lead Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £43,742 - £50,952 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

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

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years service)

  • Birthday Leave

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings

  • Support and training from the beginning of your career

  • Flexible working

  • Supplemented meals

  • Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes

  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g.

    discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

Reference ID: 4610

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

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