Occupational Therapist

Location Accrington
Discipline: Therapists
Salary: £28.5k - 42k per year + DOE
Contact name: Shannon Lanphier

Contact email: shannon@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: AA/BB/11349
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Occupational Therapist


£28,500 - £42,000 per year DOE


A specialist organisation for young people’s mental health rehabilitation has a fantastic new opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join them at their purpose-built facility in Accrington.

The facility itself houses psychiatric assessment and stabilisation, rehabilitation, and step-down services across 2 dedicated units, designed carefully to promote recovery in a place of safety, space, and privacy.

As an Occupational Therapist with the team, you will implement effective, person-centred therapies that help young people to learn key life skills, gain independence, manage everyday challenges, and make lasting improvements in their mental health, making way for a smooth transition to more community-based care.

Based primarily around the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy model, the MDT provides a tailored programme of therapeutic rehabilitation and support to young people aged 13 - 19 years experiencing complex social, behavioural, and emotional issues.

This is a permanent,fully on-site role for an Occupational Therapist, ideallyfull-time (37.5h, Mon-Fri) although there is some flexibility for part-time (min. 3 days per week).

Person specification:

Candidates must have:

  • Clean registration with the HCPC as an Occupational Therapist.
  • At least 12 months’ post-registration experience.

It is advantageous but not essential to have:

  • Previous experience in CAMHS.

Benefits/enhancements include:

  • Private pension scheme
  • 32 days’ annual leave
  • Free on-site parking
  • Strong culture of clinical support and supervision
  • Regular further learning & development opportunities
  • Reimbursement of clinical supervision course costs
  • Reimbursement of professional registration renewal fees
  • Potential relocation support (negotiable)