Job Overview
  • Company: Partnerships In Care Ltd
  • Base Pay: £22,000 - £26,500 /Year
  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Reference ID: Not Available
  • Location: UK-South West England
  • Contact: Philip kennett
  • Phone: 0208 327 1935
  • Email: Send Email Now
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Occupational Therapist (OT)
Job Description

Partnerships in Care is proud to announce the opening of our new state of the art site, Wellesley Hospital in Wellington near Taunton. Wellesley Hospital will be opening in January 2017 and will support and work with up to 70 patients with mental health disorders.


We are one of the leading providers of independent specialist care across the UK. We are proud to offer a full spectrum of pathway care to our Service Users.


With services throughout the country, over 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Our Occupational Therapist role involves:


Overall role description

To work as an active and collaborative member of a multidisciplinary team, providing recovery focussed activities, care and treatment for men and women with mental health needs being cared for at Wellesley Hospital.

To provide occupational therapy intervention with the aims of promoting well-being, maximizing independence and preparing residents for returning to community living.

Main Duties:

  • To work as an active and collaborative member of the multidisciplinary team in providing structured and recovery focussed care and treatment.

  • To provide individualised occupational therapy assessment and treatment for patients to enable them to achieve their maximum level of occupational performance and enhance their sense of well-being through engagement in occupation.

  • Working collaboratively with service users and the team to develop, review and evaluate individualised care plans

  • Implementation of the agreed care and rehabilitation programmes

  • Be aware of Safeguarding Children and venerable adult policies and ensure all Safeguarding issues are documented and raised.

  • Deliver a range of skilled evidence based interventions that support service user recovery this will be both individually and in groups.

  • Undertake Physical health monitoring and deliver interventions that support health promotion

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and other applicable legislative frameworks.

  • Promote the use of specialist assessments using occupational therapy skills.

  • Develop collaboratively risk management plans that support the service user’s safety whilst on the ward.

  • To provide health promotion and enable people to manage their own health

  • Promote the use of specialist assessment tools

  • Undertake assessment of carers needs and support where required

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary

  • Excellent Career Progression Opportunities

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Golden Hello payment - incentive for joining PiC

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Voluntary Benefits

Job Requirements

To be successful as an Occupational Therapist you’ll need

·   Skills and Experience:

Essential - practice placement experience of working in mental health settings and hold current state registration.

Desirable – experience in a similar role.

Clean Driving License essential and ability to travel

Demonstrate flexibility.


Relevant professional OT qualification.

·      Current HCPC registration.