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Band 5 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-19-71676-GC

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£24,214/£26,220/£27,260/£28,358/£30,112

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


We are looking for enthusiastic band 5 Occupational Therapists to join our team to work on our Acute Mental Health wards!

As a Band 5 occupational Therapist you will be well supported by a senior Band 6 Occupational Therapists on a daily basis as well as supported within your role by the band 3 Therapy staff.

The remit of the team is to provide a range of occupational focused therapeutic interventions to support the patient journey of recovery from admission through to discharge.

The successful candidate will be confident in applying evidence based models of occupational therapy that focus on maintaining and restoring functional ability and occupational participation. You will have strong engagement and motivational skills and be flexible in working with service users with complex mental health needs during their acute phase of illness.

An important part of your role will be in undertaking ADL assessments to provide recommendations for safe discharge.

The team delivers a diverse therapeutic group programme and 1:1 interventions both on and off the ward and in the community. You will be joining a large progressive and supportive OT team and have strong links with the Multidisciplinary team.

Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential

Regular clinical and professional supervision will be provided.

You will be required to work a set working pattern Monday to Friday 8.00am- 4.00pm, these days are negotiable and preferred days can be discussed at interview.

Could you be our latest member of the team?

For more information please contact Katie Crowfoot (OT Team Leader) on 01162252602

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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