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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2022.

Assistant Therapy Practitioner - Occupational Therapy

Job Reference: 367-LD&F-5938

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Occupational Therapy Support Worker
Location:
Eric Shepherd Unit - Warren Court, Abbots Langley
Salary:
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum pro rata + 5% of basic

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


The Occupational Therapy provision in our Male Learning Disability Forensic Unit is expanding to provide a 7 day a week and evening timetable of Occupationally and Recovery Lead Therapeutic Activities. The postholder will be part of this exciting development and work alongside colleagues in the OT Lead Recovery Team and wider Multi-disciplinary Team as part of this project. Interventions will be delivered on both an individual and group basis to our male service users as part of their rehabilitation and Recovery pathway using the Model of Human Occupation and Recovery informed practice, both within the unit and potentially community based settings.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Lisa Ford Job title Professional Occupational therapy lead for Forensic Services Email address lisa.ford6@nhs.net Telephone number 01923 684602

Additional contact information

Please contact for further information or to arrange a informal visit to the unit if required




Why you should work for us....

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is rated by the Care Quality Commission as an Outstanding provider of mental health and learning disability services. In 2021, we won the prestigious Health Service Journal award for Mental Health Trust of the Year, with the judges saying they were “blown away” by our people’s achievements and that everything they saw “sings and hums”. This year, our staff rated us the 4th best mental health and learning disability trust to work for out of all 52 trusts in the country. Our staff tell us that they are proud to be part of the HPFT team, proud of the standard of care we provide and proud that service users are our top priority. Our people tell us they feel supported though a great development, wellbeing and work-life balance offer and a highly compassionate, values-driven culture. We are equally proud of our staff, who live our values of being welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional so that together we provide great care and great outcomes for our service users and carers.

If you would like to join a team to be proud of and you share our values and passion for great care and outcomes for our service users and carers, we would love to hear from you.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.


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.



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