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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/07/2022.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8057

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
CCETT South, Archway Centre
£25,655 to £31,534 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

*Subject to evaluation*

Are you an Occupational Therapist with a special interest in working with children & young people with complex mental health needs?
Are you looking for new experiences or considering developing your experience in working with children & young people?
CCETT is a unique and developing service that has a focus on supporting young people and families in crisis and avoid hospital admission if possible. They are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Occupational Therapist with a ‘can do’ attitude who likes to work in a Multi-Disciplinary Team.
The team is a truly multidisciplinary, consisting of a Team Coordinator, Clinical Lead, Psychiatrist, Nurses, Social Workers, Community Support Workers, Family Therapist, Physical Healthcare Nurse, Senior OT and Team Secretary The team work closely with colleagues in other LPFT CYP services and wider CYP agencies and the post holder will provide occupationally focused professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the CCETT team as part of the CCETT MDT.
The post holder will carry out Occupational Therapy assessment, deliver high quality interventions, support the delivery of individual care packages, group work and work within the Care Programme Approach processes, to support children and young people with complex mental health difficulties. The post holder will work alongside a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who provide supervision and support professional development. The post holder will have a full and comprehensive induction.
The Trust is a great place to work as an Occupational Therapist. You will have access to clinical and professional supervision on a both 1: 1 and group basis. Mentoring / coaching is also available from the Associate Director of Allied Health Professions or Consultant Occupational Therapist and we offer a range of CPD opportunities to enable you to further develop your skills in relation to your role and profession with a good network of Allied Health Professionals working across the Trust and county.
Core working hours for the post are Monday - Friday 9.00am and 17.00pm, with some flexibility for working evenings, weekends and bank holidays, depending on need.

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact Marijke de Groot, Team Coordinator CCETT South on 07583095129 or

If you would like to know more about support for Occupational Therapists working in the Trust contact Polly Blaydes – Associate Director of AHPs for an informal discussion.

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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