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Occuaptional Therapist Band 6

Band 6

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Occupational Therapy
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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South Bedfordshire Older Persons CMHT, Townsend Court, Mayer Way, Houghton Regis LU5 5BF
£28,050 to £36,644 pa
29/09/2019 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.

Occupational Therapist South Bedfordshire CMHT Older People Townsend Court Houghton Regis
Older Peoples Band 6 OT.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the South Bedfordshire Directorate, Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist.

We are looking to recruit an OT with past experience of working with older people with mental health difficulties and /or dementia to join our busy community multi-disciplinary team, which also delivers a memory assessment service. To succeed in this role, you will have good work load management skills and a compassionate approach to older 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 Older Persons Community Team to develop functional and organic services. 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.
They will also be expected to undertake supervision of junior staff and 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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Debbie ALALUF, telephone 01234 310589 or 07836 675697, email