Locum Occupational Therapist Acute Band 5

  • Location:London (East)
  • Salary: £21.96 p/h
  • Consultant:Emma Johnston
  • Telephone:07780 607 452


RIG Healthcare are currently in search of a Band 5 Occupational Therapist for a vacancy based in East London.

This is an in-patient unit for young people aged between 12-18 years with acute mental health problems and complex mental health needs.

The unit is comprised of a twelve bedded acute in-patient ward, a 16 bedded Psychiatric intensive care and six places in the Day Service.

What we are looking for:
An enthusiastic, motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the service. The post would suit an OT who has a special interest in working in the mental health field and enjoys working with young people. The post offers you the opportunity to use your imagination and creativity to really help make a difference to the lives of young people.

Key Responsibilities include:
- Managing client caseload, prioritising as appropriate
- Plan, facilitate and evaluate therapeutic groups alonside the OT technicians
- Plan Occupational Therapy interventions and rehabilitation programmes using a goal oriented approach
- Maintain accurate client documentation working to the agreed format and standards for the rotation area, and to complete discharge information in a timely manner.

This role will include shift work, working early and evening shifts: 8.30am-4.30pm and 12pm-8pm.

To start ASAP for a minimum of 3 months, likely to extend to 6.

Not available for this position but know someone that might be interested?
Why not refer them to RIG and earn a £300 referral bonus after their successful placement of a vacancy (T's&C's apply).

You will work 1:1 with a dedicated and experienced recruitment consultant who has exceptional market knowledge. There will be a fast tracked and smooth compliance process, with full transparency on what's required from the off set.

Don't forget... for every 3 months you work through RIG Healthcare, you will be entitled to CPD contributions (T's&C's apply).

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