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Community Occupatonal Therapist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Beeston, Nottingham
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you passionate about working with adults with mental health issues?

Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking to fill a full-time post at a Local Mental Health Team covering the Broxtowe and Hucknall area of Nottingham. Our core business hours are 09:00-17:00 but some flexibility can be offered.

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a proactive, compassionate, caring and recovery focused Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills to join our existing dynamic multidisciplinary Local Mental Health Team. The post- holder will work alongside a more experienced Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants to offer profession specific assessments develop collaborative interventions that promote recovery, enabling patients to live their best life.

In return, we offer you an established preceptorship programme, a supporting network of colleagues, opportunities for career development, access to high quality supervision, and an employer who is supportive of your own physical and mental wellbeing.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are Notts HC.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

This post is both rewarding and a vital role towards the delivery of treatment to our patients in the Broxtowe and Hucknall area of Nottingham.

The post aim is to implement a high-quality Occupational Therapy service requiring the post holder to assess, offer appropriate evidence based intervention plans collaboratively with the patients in their own homes and local environments. To evaluate and make adjustments alongside the unqualified staff.

Professional and clinical supervision will be provided by an identified Occupational Therapist.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Person Specification



  • Degree in OT or on track for award 2023
  • HCPC registered qualified/student

Contractual Requirements


  • A driving licence is required for this post



  • Experience of working in Mental Health


  • Work experience in community Mental Health
  • Recovery focused practice

Apptitude and skills


  • Assessment/OT process skills
  • Effective risk management skills


  • Experience of supervising staff

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