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Occupational Therapist - Sheffield

  • Location:

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Occupational Therapist

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £40,000 + Great Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ben Higgins

  • Contact email:

    ben@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235 500

  • Job ref:

    BH2179

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-20

OH Medical is currently looking to recruit a dedicated Occupational Therapist (OT) to enhance our client's overall wellbeing service. In this full-time, permanent position you will have the flexibility of office and home based work. You'll work closely with individuals and managers to provide support mechanisms, equipment, and realistic goal-setting.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, you'll ensure access to necessary support, encourage attendance at work, manage risks, and provide guidance for a sustainable workforce.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct ergonomic assessments and provide recommendations.

  • Assess and address mental health barriers, creating work plans to support attendance.

  • Support individuals with mental health challenges at work using techniques like Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT).

  • Perform sensory assessments to reduce workplace anxiety and increase productivity.

  • Offer vocational rehabilitation for those returning to work after absences.

  • Conduct environmental assessments to identify group barriers in specific workplaces.

  • Develop and deliver training to managers and teams on health and wellbeing.

  • Provide detailed management reports with advice, pathways, and equipment recommendations.

  • Collaborate within a multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive support.

  • Ensure services comply with confidentiality and professional practice codes.

  • Maintain accurate health records through the eOPAS database.

  • Assist in health promotion activities and provide individual health advice.

  • Participate in clinical audits for continuous service improvement.

  • Prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines and KPIs.

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Passion for excellence in client care.

  • Strong communication, influencing, and relationship management skills.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Experience with Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT).

  • Ability to conduct assessments and deliver training.

  • Proven ability to manage a challenging workload.

  • Willingness to travel within the designated area for agile service delivery.

Qualifications:

  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) and qualified with a degree in Occupational Therapy.

  • Significant experience in the health sector.

  • Sensory assessment training (Level 3 Sensory Integration Practitioner) is desirable.

  • Experience in a multidisciplinary occupational health team.

  • Knowledge of health and wellbeing issues.

  • Understanding of relevant professional regulatory frameworks.

Salary & Benefits:

  • A salary of up to £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

  • Generous annual leave allowance

  • Flexible and hybrid working

  • Generous ‘family’ leave

  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development.

  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme

  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)

  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Sports and Social Club


If you're passionate about making a difference and have the necessary qualifications and experience, apply today! if you have any questions about the role, please contact Ben Higgins or the team on 01582 235 500.

OH Medical is a leading recruitment consultancy specialising in the Occupational Health sector. We provide recruitment services for agency and permanent Occupational Health staff nationwide.