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Occupational Therapist Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
13 months fixed term
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB5391-B
Site
Biggleswade CMHT Spring House Biggleswade Hospital Potton Road Bedfordshire SG18 0EJ
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
24/09/2019

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 exciting opportunity has arisen within the Bedfordshire Directorate, working age Community Mental Health Team for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist.


We are looking to recruit an OT with past experience of working with clients with mental health difficulties to join our busy community multi-disciplinary team. To succeed in this role, you will have good work load management skills and a compassionate approach to people. You will demonstrate sound clinical assessment skills and offer specialist OT interventions utilizing assessment and evaluation tools drawn from the Model of Human Occupation and/or AMPS.


The Occupational Therapist will work as an integral part of the Community Team to develop and enable people to meet their potential. There will be the opportunity to offer and implement group based programs and work closely with the recovery service to ensure clients can access educational and self-help groups to support well-being and self-management of their mental health.


If you have these skills and wish to work with a supportive team who strive to achieve high standards please apply.  You will be expected to assist in local developments related to occupational therapy and the recovery service.

 

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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

Danielle Maule, telephone  07827 939 209, email danielle.maule@nhs.net