Mental health locum OT needed – Durbanville


Working at a private psychiatric hospital in the Durbanville area.  This is a locum post for 3 – 4  months only.  This is a full day temporary post.



  • Degree in Occupational therapy
  • HPCSA registration
  • BHF registration
  • OTASA registration
  • MPS registration
  • Experience in mental health, within therapeutic area
  • Working with psychotic clients
  • Experience of group work
  • Knowledge of Experiential and Projection groups
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good interpersonal relationships – Staff and clients
  • Good record keeping and admin task completion
  • English and Afrikaans


  • 2 year mental health experience
  • Experience in a variety of crafts
  • Experience with Experiential and Projection groups
  • ACLS experience
  • Model of creative ability – MoCA
  • Working with dementia clients
  • Basic physical diagnosis, such as CVA, hip replacements and knee replacement


Orientation and training to the program and different types of groups will be offered as necessary. Great working conditions and hours.  You will be working under supervision of another OT.  Secure parking.


Please forward CV and cover letter to


Closing date: 28/4/2017