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Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Triage. Job in Waltham Cross Care Jobs

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
£25.00 to £35.00
Job Type
Full Time
17 Jun 2022

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Mental Health Triage Occupational Therapist to work full-time based in Hertfordshire.

The pay rate for this locum Occupational Therapist job is £25 - £35 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an on-going contract.

This job is remote working but will need to visit either Bishop's Stortford or Cheshunt site for IT purposes.


  • Primary Care Mental Health Screening/triage.
  • This worker can work remotely but will need to be able to attend the site on occasion; particularly at start of appointment so we can check they are secure in systems.
  • The role of the Primary Care Mental Health Liaison Practitioner will be to work across the interface between Primary Care and Mental Health Services to work alongside the service manager/s to facilitate mental health assessment in primary care and support GPs about decision making in relation to secondary care referrals, support transition of service users from the care of secondary mental health services back to Primary Care and to facilitate re-access where appropriate.
  • The post holder will do this by providing consultation, support, education and problem-solving approaches to the Local Primary Care Teams particularly in the area of assessment and management of mental health problems in adults of working age.
  • This will include "signposting" to other services and occasionally undertake very short-term interventions for clients with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.
  • The role is to strengthen access and to provide community triage for people who may need mental health services. The post holder will ensure systems are in place to promote smooth pathways between primary care and secondary mental health services.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Fully online and paperless registration service
  • Free DBS and compliance service including paid for mandatory e-learning and practical training modules (if applicable)
  • Exclusive access to roles that aren't available with other agencies; NHSBT, The Home Office and Vaccination Centres (private and public) are just some of the projects we've recently recruited to.
  • £250 refer a friend bonus once referral has worked 100 hours (uncapped - T&Cs apply)
  • Registration body costs covered based on length of service (T&Cs apply)
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance and revalidation support from an in-house qualified health professional with over 15 years experience
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive experience within the healthcare sector
  • Daily payroll and in-house payroll system

Requirements of the Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • At least two years of post-qualifying experience working as an Occupational Therapist


This Band 6 Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Alex Blackwell; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning 'Best Candidate Care' at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

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 your work placement.

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  • Job Reference: 627588361-2
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Employer: Sanctuary Personnel
    Sanctuary Personnel
  • Location: Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £25.00 to £35.00
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time