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Band 7 Occupational Therapist Team Leader

Job Reference: 313-A-19-76219-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Community Team
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£37,570 / £38,765 / £40,092 / £41,486 / £43,772

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Adult Mental Health– Community Team

Come and join us in Community Mental Health! This is an exciting time in Community Mental Health with new opportunities and developments in new ways of working. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Occupational Therapist Team Lead that is motivated and keen to help shape and improve our current services.

You will join an established, motivated and forward thinking Occupational Therapy Service. You should have experience within Community Mental Health teams and be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team in a positive and productive manner.

You will be required to work within the City Community Mental Health Team, providing proactive support to individuals with Mental Health needs in line with service needs and offer support and supervision of OT’s across the wider community teams. This post will offer you the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team approach, in a variety of settings, providing specific healthcare interventions.

You should be adaptable and have good leadership skills, be able to work well with people and have a flair for innovation.

Effective communication and organisational skills are essential; we would welcome applications from candidates who demonstrate confidence, self-awareness and an enthusiasm to work with this client group.

Opportunities for personal and professional development exist through supervision, support, sharing of best practice and continuing professional development.

For further information please contact Alison Sims, Clinical & Professional Lead Occupational Therapist on 07785778539 Alison.Sims@leicspart.nhs.uk or Tracy Bessant Team Manager 01162957070 Tracy.Bessant@leicspart.nhs.uk

 




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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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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