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Occupational Therapist Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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SS Newham Coborn Adolescent Services
£32,258 to £41,308 pa inc HCA
24/02/2019 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the established Occupational Therapy team at the Coborn Centre for Adolescent Mental Health. The Coborn Centre is an outstanding service committed to providing a high standard of care to young people and their families..  Serving a multi-ethnic population drawn from an area as diverse as its communities, the Coborn Adolescent Service provides in-patient and day-patient care to young people aged 12-18 with complex acute mental health problems. The unit is comprised of a twelve bedded Acute in-patient ward, a fourteen bedded Psychiatric intensive care unit and six places in the Day service

We are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist who enjoys working with young people, is dedicated, creative and committed to life long learning.  We will offer excellent opportunities to develop clinical and managerial skills. It is a full-time post and the hours are subject to the needs of the service. The post involves shift working on evenings and some weekends. Experience of working in a diverse multi-racial community and with young people with complex mental health needs is a benefit.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion, please contact Jyothi Nadarajan, Lead Occupational Therapist, The Coborn Centre for Adolescent Mental Health, Tel: 020 7540 6789.

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