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Advanced Community Occupational Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term - 11 Months
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB5105-B
Site
Charter House Alma Street Luton LU1 2PJ
Town
LUTON
Salary
£37,570 to £43,772 pa
Closing
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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our wide ranging OT service for a Band 7 Advanced Occupational Therapist with a passion for recovery focused and innovative service delivery. We are looking for an experienced and clinically confident Occupational Therapist who is ready for a challenge and looking for an opportunity to further develop their leadership and service development skills.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and forward thinking occupational therapist to support with the professional and clinical leadership required to:
- Provide professional and clinical leadership for the OTs within the Luton CMHTs ensuring the most effective use of OT resources and the highest standards of professional practice
- Working collaboratively with the managers leading on the development of the current junior OTs and support workers within the team
- Carry a clinical case load but with the additional responsibility of using your OT knowledge and skills to support the development of the Occupational therapy service within the CMHTs in collaboration with the Head OT.

Regular managerial and professional supervision will be provided and you will have monthly opportunities to participate in the Services OT CPD events. Professional and training are actively encouraged through the appraisal process.
Benefits of working for the Trust include a Holiday of a Lifetime Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), Child care vouchers, Relocation packages and Wellbeing sessions.
Your supporting statement must start with 'Three reasons to shortlist me' and in no less than 300 words give those reasons. If this section is not included you will not be considered for shortlisting.

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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 07464 532 965, email johnson.oredein@nhs.net