Senior Occupational Therapist, Community Mental Health

Job details
Posting date: 16 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum plus Inner London HCAS
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: London, SW16 6HP
Company: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3055794/334-LAM-3055794

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A Vacancy at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic occupational therapist to provide occupational therapy assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation to people in Lambeth who are under the care of the community mental health team

Our Values

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values and our promise to be caring, kind, polite, prompt, honest, listen and do what I say I’m going to do is at the heart of everything we do. When you join us, you’ll be part of something special.

About the team

You will join a team of experienced colleagues within the multi disciplinary team and have the opportunity to work closely with other occupational therapists within the neighbourhood and borough. Changes over the last 2 years have seen the development of integrated and innovative pathways of care for people with mental health needs. The team comprises of psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, psychologists and support workers.

About the Role

This will include specialist occupational therapy assessment, planning and intervention to promote well being, recovery and person centred practice. Although this is a dedicated occupational therapist post, the successful applicant will be required to hold and integrate both the occupational therapy specific and generic elements of their job whilst e.g. care coordination for service users predominantly receiving occupational therapy. The post holder will participate in the development, delivery and evaluation of both the occupational therapy and multi disciplinary team interventions, as required, to promote a recovery focused service. The team are committed to working in partnership with service users and carers as well as partnerships with primary care and voluntary sector.

About the Location

You will not only join a diverse and thriving directorate, but located in Lambeth, you will have access to excellent social facilities. Lambeth is a vibrant, successful enterprising and cosmopolitan part of London occupied by energetic, creative and diverse local communities. There are excellent transport connections to the rest of London and the wider region. In addition, there are exciting developments taking place in local town centres and neighbourhoods, bringing new housing, new schools and new leisure facilities.


We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. There is an extensive range of excellent benefits for you and your family. We want you to feel like you are part of a close knit team at SLaM. It’s important to us that you valued and appreciated and that are why we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer

Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
• Generous pay, pensions and leave,we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
• Work life balance,flexible working and support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working and job sharing.
• Career development,There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
• Car lease,our staff benefits from competitive deals to lease cars
• Accommodation,our staff benefits from keyworker housing available which is available on selected sites
• NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
• Counselling services
• Wellbeing events
• Long service awards
• Cycle to work scheme
• Season ticket loan
• Childcare vouchers
• Staff restaurants

We look forward to receiving your application.

This advert closes on Monday 3 May 2021

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