Solent NHS Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic band 5 Occupational Therapist to be part of the AMH Community Rehabilitation Team for Solent NHS trust.
You will be part of the Community Intensive Rehabilitation Team (CIRT) which provides a range of rehabilitation focused assessment and intervention for adults with severe and enduring mental health problems who are based in the community.
You will work alongside a welcoming and friendly multi-disciplinary team consisting of Band 6 Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, a psychology lead and experienced support workers.
We are looking for someone with an understanding of the recovery model and a rehabilitation focused approach. You will need to be interested and passionate about providing a high quality Occupational Therapy in a mental health setting.
Your responsibilities will include supporting service users in achieving their goals and exploring occupations that will enable them to develop new skills and manage the symptoms of their mental health problems.
You will receive clinical supervision from a band 6 OT as well as peer supervision with other band 5 OT's across the service. You will have the opportunity to attend our 5 modules psychological therapies training which includes behavioural activation, counselling, motivational interviewing, anxiety management and DBT techniques. There may be opportunities for OT specific training such as AMPS and MOCA.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for a caseload of patients with complex rehabilitation needs and un-motivated behaviours. Providing person centred interventions using evidence-based models of practice.
The post holder has responsibility for a caseload of patients, assessing need, formulating intervention plans, delivering interventions, and evaluating outcomes. Working under the supervision of a Senior OT they must ensure that they work within the scope of their competency and that their practice meets Trust and professional standards.
The post holder will have the Clinical lead and Service managers to refer to, but will carry out the clinical role autonomously, using own judgement and making decisions independently.
Make a difference with us
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.
We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
To deliver the best value for money
Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.
In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.
We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.
We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).