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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/04/2021.

Activity Co-ordinator (Subject to banding)

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93627-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£18,005- £19,337pa (subject to banding)

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.

Band 2, Activity Co-ordinator – full-time permanent post


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Band 2 Activity co-ordinator to work at our new purpose built CAMHS Inpatient Unit “The Beacon”.The post holder will be responsible to their line manager the senior OT and will work with the Occupational Therapy Assistants.

The post holder will be offered regular clinical supervision.

The Beacon is a general acute service which supports young people aged between 12 and 18 years old with mental health needs. The aim of the service is to help young people stabilise and return home as soon as possible. The young people who access our service often have complex mental health needs and may exhibit risk to themselves/and or to others. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to help provide activities relevant to these young people to help them develop new skills and offer leisure/ hobbies and interests type opportunities whilst in the inpatient services.

In this role you will implement and develop resources and an activities programme according to the young person’s needs. You will work closely with the Occupational Therapy and multidisciplinary team onsite.

The Successful Candidate should be/have:

  • Experienced in the field of mental health or CAMHS or have worked with young people.
  • Good team working skills and a team player.
  • Can work on their own and use initiative.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills


The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.


For an informal chat or more information please contact Deborah Blease (OT) 01162951193



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.

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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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