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Occupational Therapist

Job Description

This adveritsement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Mental Health Locked and Open Rehabilitation Services based in Preston, for an Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist.

The successful candidate will have gained experience in a range of mental health settings. They will have the ability to use their highly developed, specialist knowledge in mental health and evidence-based principles and practice to lead the development and implementation of clinical interventions for a complex client group.

You will use your leadership skills to demonstrate effective management and leadership of a team comprising an Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant.

You will be working with a forward thinking, enthusiastic team and be given the autonomy to develop the Department to continually improve practice, implement the latest thinking and be at the forefront of developing the offering for Service Users.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, benefits package, work-related pension and continuing professional development.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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