Band 5 Occupational Therapy - Rookery Gardens
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 occupational therapist to join our Mental Health Team at Rookery Gardens
The successful applicant will work closely with the band 6 OT, Consultant Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, nursing team and Birmingham Mind, who work in partnership with BSMHFT.
This is an excellent opportunity to experience rehabilitation, and a unique working environment within Steps To Recovery. Rookery Gardens is staffed as a joint venture between BSMHFT and MIND, creating the a chance for the right applicant to experience this partnership and learn how it works. This would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced band 5 looking to enhance their CV and develop additional skills in community focussed rehabilitation.
Main duties of the job
The Occupational Therapist will be required to undertake comprehensive OT assessments using a number of standardised tools and models, including MOHO (model of human Occupation). The OT will apply formulation skills in setting appropriate recovery focussed interventions and work alongside the service user in achieving these goals by application of appropriate interventions.
Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.
Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
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