Occupational Therapist – VA267

Location: London
Hours: Full Time or Part time (FTE 37.5 hours per week). Between 8 AM and 8 PM Monday to Friday
Status: Flexible
Salary: Rate dependent on experience (typical £16 - £24 per hour)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: Occupational Therapist with associated degree qualification

Company Background

HCML was established in 2003 and is a leading service provider in the rehabilitation and case management arena. Providing services to the insurance, corporate and legal sectors, HCML assists injured and ill individuals to recover and return to work or their pre-injury condition. We are passionate about ensuring that everyone who requires rehabilitation in the UK has access to quality, effective, co-ordinated services. We deliver added value to our clients by facilitating both speedy recovery and strong clinical outcomes, including managing appropriate treatment and care.

The Role

This is a clinical role that requires assessment of customer employees, exceptional stakeholder management (pre and post assessment) and post-assessment case management. Signposting and tailored clinical recommendations are fundamental components of the role, whilst prevention sessions and clinic day (group) delivery contribute to making this an attractive, varied role.

Main Purpose:

  • Deliver clinically excellent remote and in person assessments and case management services to portfolio of HCML customers
  • Provide exceptional stakeholder management (pre and post assessment)
  • Provide first-line response services to major incidents reported by HCML’s customers
  • Provide exceptional stakeholder management (pre and post assessment)
  • Effectively manage an open casebook, contributing to management of cases as part of a multidisciplinary team and achieving fantastic clinical (inc. return to work) outcomes

Person Specification:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Occupational Therapist with associated degree qualification
  • Current HCPC registration
  • 2+ years’ experience in delivering Occupational Therapy
  • Demonstrable experience with management of physical health disorders
  • Experience with managing acute, ongoing and diverse mental health conditions (desirable)
  • The ability to work from home, to travel to an HCML office where required, and a means of travel (private or public) for face-to-face appointments (where required)


  • Ability to deliver clinically excellent, comprehensive assessments (in absence management & return to work-centred services)
  • Ability to provide thorough and appropriate pathway advice (signposting) and to prescribe effective and safe management recommendations
  • Client-focussed clinician able to effectively engage other clinicians and key stakeholders
  • Report writing skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional active listening skills
  • Ability to work flexibly, as a team and independently
  • Ability to identify trends and to appropriately develop educational materials to support effective outcomes across a team
  • Eagerness to commit to continued professional development and the skill to widely influence other clinicians


  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Leading & Supervising
  • Working With People
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Presenting & Communicating Information
  • Learning & Researching
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Coping with Pressures & Setbacks

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary: £30,000 – £38,000 (FTE) dependant on experience 
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 33 days holiday including public holidays pro rata
  • Funding contribution for Professional Memberships
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Regular team/company social events (under regular operating circumstances)

The successful candidate will be as passionate about delivering excellent customer service as they are first-class clinical assessment services.

If you’re excited by this opportunity and feel that you’re a good fit for the role and to HCML’s vision, please contact us for further information. When applying, please provide a cover letter that details primary reasons for your application and an overview of your relevant experience as per the person specification.

HCML is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks.

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