Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Job Reference: 313-A-20-82239-NS
Employer: Department: FYPC Location: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Salary: £24,907/£26,970/£27,416/£30,615
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.
We are looking for enthusiastic band 5 Occupational Therapists to join our CAMHS multi-disciplinary Outpatient team.
The Occupational Therapy and Multi-disciplinary Outpatient Team is a supportive and well-established group and the successful candidate will contribute to providing high quality Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention alongside the team. The post holder may also contribute to the Group work provision within CAMHS which is embedded within the Care Pathways and is well supported by the Occupational Therapy team.
The post offers excellent opportunities for further development, clinical experience and learning. CAMHS runs monthly CPD events and is committed to further development and opportunities for creativity and quality improvements in care delivery. Regular Clinical Supervision and Case reflection opportunities are provided.
As a Band 5 Occupational Therapist you will be supported to undertake the preceptorship program for newly qualified staff where appropriate.
The 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 have strong engagement and motivational skills and be flexible in working with service users with complex mental health needs, their families and support systems.
Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential
There may be a requirement to undertake flexible hours such as evening and weekend work. This is to support the families and young people access appropriate support.
If you would like to find out more information please contact Ellisa Fisher, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist or Ali Wood, Specialist Occupational Therapist0116 2952900/2952992
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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