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Occupational Therapist - Tamworth

Job Reference: J187-A-19-6445

Cambian Group
Sexual Trauma
£25,000 to £32,171

Occupational Therapist -Tamworth CSA service

Salary: £25,000 to £32,171 depending on experience

Location: Tamworth

Permanent – 20 hour per week or full time for spitsite working across Shrewsbury

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Job Role

You will be providing Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions within an assessment unit for young people with complex mental health needs. This is a health care setting where you will be working alongside Psychiatry, Psychologists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Educators, Social Workers and Health Care Assistants and Nurses.

Working as part of a multi professional clinical team, you will be responsible for assessment of an individual’s Occupational Therapy needs, and delivery of 1:1 and group interventions

You will be given the opportunity to develop management and supervision skills, whilst taking responsibility for supervision of the two Occupational Therapy assistants already in post.

Alongside this you will also be providing training, support and consultation to the team working with the young person. This includes key workers within the home, and teaching staff within the service specific education provision. As a developing service there will also be active involvement in the development of the Cambian Occupational Therapy service to ensure this is evidence based, and is able to meet the needs of the young people.

Other responsibilities will include attendance at child focused meetings, including CPA review meetings, report writing, training delivery, liaising with external agencies as required, and contributing to risk management plans and placement plans.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking occupational therapist to join our friendly team.


  • BSc or an Msc in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Registered with COT
  • Demonstrate an interest in service development
  • Have a licence and access to own transport.
  • Be a strong team player.
  • Have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.
  • You will provide quality assessments and interventions within the Model of Human Occupation.
  • Experience in working with children & adolescents is advantageous.

In return we offer:

  • Full support from a multidisciplinary team
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Preceptorship support
  • Meetings and peer support with Cambian Occupational Therapists
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Research opportunities & support
  • Internal/external training on new initiatives
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with increments for length of service included)

You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.


Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.

Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian is an equal opportunities employer

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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