Occupational Therapist - Community Mental Health Team - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB3269
Site
BED Bedford CMHT (East)
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
Closing
Today at 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.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

It’s time to make the biggest difference you’ve made in your career so far. Joining our community based team, you’ll help to change the lives of working age adults with mental health challenges.

As well as handling your own individual cases, you’ll develop therapeutic group activities within the community. Crucially, you’ll collaborate with the team manager, the head of occupational therapy and the MDT to identify and implement new practices.

A champion for OT, you’ll get involved in quality improvements and service development - just as you empower people to speak up for their own services.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Johnson Oredein, telephone 01234 310 985, email Johnson.Oredein@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0207 655 4158