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Bank Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-99614-SF

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£31,365-£37,890

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.


Bank Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Employer:

Leicestershire Partnership Trust

Department:

Directorate of Mental Health

Occupational Therapist

Band 6

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 serve over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We are recruiting Bank Band 6 Occupational Therapists to join our innovative and well supported team working in mental health, across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The Team

We have teams in both adult and older adult mental health settings including acute in-patient, community teams, forensic, rehabilitation, memory service and Huntington’s disease services. The teams are very supportive and inclusive. We have regular meetings and can support your CPD through a variety of activities and team days aimed at sharing best practice and learning. It is a great environment to develop your career.

The Role

The full Job and person specifications are attached to this advert, but key elements for the role include:

  • Provide effective caseload management for identified caseloads
  • Provide assessment and Occupational Therapy intervention

You will need to demonstrate knowledge and application of evidence-based practice and be able to prioritise caseloads using your acquired clinical and assessment skills.

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 need strong engagement and motivational skills and be flexible in working with service users with complex mental health needs during their acute and recovery phases of illness.

An important part of your role will be in undertaking the Occupational Therapy Process using an Occupational Therapy Model completing an Initial Assessment, Functional, Physical, Cognitive Assessments & Interventions and Discharge

 

As the role requires travel to various sites, you will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

Join the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s Bank

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Annual leave accruals
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs
  • Paid mandatory training
  • Access to pension scheme

The post holder will be required to work closely with other allied health professionals and other clinical staff under minimal supervision, and on their own initiative.

We have attached an indicative Occupational Therapist Job description to this advert to give you an indication of the type of role this is, although specific duties will vary from team to team and depend on the nature of the patients that the team deals with.

 

For more information, please call Paul Cooke Clinical Lead OT AMH 07771837398

 




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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

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



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