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Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Inpatient. Job in Guernsey Care Jobs

Guernsey, Channel Isles
£36,501 to £49,449
Job Type
Full Time
27 Jul 2022

Sanctuary Personnel, a dedicated & award winning recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band Occupational Therapist to take on a new locum role.

Location: Guernsey

Contract Type: Permanent

Pay Rate: £36,501 - £49,449 per annum

Duties of the Occupational Therapist:

  • To manage a caseload of service users, including those with multiple diagnosis, complex needs and requiring interventions that involve the wider community team, and be responsible for organising own workload in line with the agreed priorities, policies and procedures of the employing authority.
  • To carry out appropriate assessments, undertake individual client-centred treatment programmes focusing on agreed goals and to evaluate and adapt the programmes as needs change.
  • To facilitate the safe discharge of individuals to community living.
  • To communicate complex, sensitive, clinical and procedural information to service user and/or carer.
  • To communicate with other professionals/carers during the assessment process and in undertaking treatment programmes to ensure best clinical practice and integrated service delivery.
  • To prepare/present appropriate professional reports as required.
  • To attend and contribute to case conferences, ward and community care-planning meetings as required.
  • To utilise appropriate skill mix in the delivery of the Occupational Therapy Service.
  • To review case progress regularly, record information and carry out administrative procedures in accordance with inpatient ward practice.
  • To formulate a specification, following assessment, for the provision of minor medical devices/assistive technology and adaptations to ensure it meets identified need.
  • To identify long-term needs and make onward referrals to action further intervention to meet service users holistic needs.
  • To carry out manual handling/clinical risk assessments and implement subsequent actions.
  • To actively participate in regular professional supervision in order to demonstrate and be accountable that planned interventions meet identified needs.
  • To be accountable for own safety as a lone worker and ensure any risks identified are documented and actioned.
  • To gain a detailed working knowledge of all policies and procedures relating to Occupational Therapy Service and demonstrate understanding of its application to clinical practice.
  • To ensure active involvement in established service practices such as team/staff meetings, in- service training.

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Recent experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Experience working in an acute setting including using standardised assessments, discharge planning and recommending minor equipment and adaptations
  • Evidence of contributing to the professional development and clinical education of more junior staff, students and assistants.


This Occupational Therapist job is advertised by CONSULTANT; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

We welcome applications from Band 5 Occupational Therapists aswell as Band 6 & 7 as we have multiple vacancies that could be suitable. NHS experience is very desirable for many of our jobs.

Regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet these requirements for this Occupational Therapy role as we need to meet our clients requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into you work placement.

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  • Job Reference: 669348953-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Employer: Sanctuary Personnel
    Sanctuary Personnel
  • Location: Guernsey, Channel Isles
  • Salary: £36,501 to £49,449
  • Sector: Mental Health, NHS, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time