Work as an Occupational Therapist in Southwark

This page outlines the benefits of working with us as an Occupational Therapist. Find out how we will support your career development and wellbeing.

Apply for a qualified occupational therapy job


The Occupational Therapist post attracts an extra one-off recruitment and retention payment. This is £2,300 per year in 2024. Full terms are available upon request. Each case is based on the individual start date.



Occupational Therapist

£42,855 - £50,088

Occupational Therapy Deputy Team Manager

£47,043 - £54,135

Occupational Therapy Team Manager

£51,099- £58,197

Performance-related increments are added to your salary each year. All staff can enter the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Hannah Moorhouse, Principal Occupational Therapist
Hannah Moorhouse, Principal Occupational Therapist

Other benefits

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer:

  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 36 days with continuous service
  • a vibrant borough in the heart of London with a variety of offices 
  • excellent access to central London and easy transport links to the South East
  • a multi-cultural and diverse working environment
  • a commitment to inclusivity, challenging inequalities and discrimination
  • travel schemes including cycle loans, season ticket loans and parking permits

Leadership and support

We support our Occupational Therapists with:

  • stable, supportive leadership
  • representation within senior management and across a range of social care teams
  • social care culture, valuing core occupational therapy skills across physical and mental health
  • strong professional identity
  • a culture of innovation and a ‘can-do’ approach to problem solving
  • commitment to effective partnerships across health, housing, education, community and the voluntary sector
  • small teams with supportive managers and manageable caseloads
  • Principal Occupational Therapist roles to develop and champion professional contribution
  • Clinical Lead for Equipment role to support and develop equipment knowledge
  • access to a wide range of equipment solutions for clients

Page last updated: 24 April 2024


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