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Senior Occupational Therapist

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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We look forward to your joining our Occupational Therapy Service.

This is an opportunity for you to further develop your clinical skills working as a Senior Occupational Therapist within the Specialist Mental Health Team (Chelmsford locality). You will undertake both care co-ordination case management and the delivery of specific Occupational Therapy interventions as required by and determined by the service users needs.There is a strong professional AHP leadership structure within the organisation, and you will be supported by the OT clinical lead within the locality team

Main duties of the job

You will be working within the Occupational Therapy service as part of the multi-disciplinary team. You will be assessing service users referred to the service, and making decisions on the level of treatment intervention required, and delivering the appropriate interventions. You will undertake care planning with the service user, communicating agreed plans with the wider MDT and partnership organisations. You will have responsibility for managing those you are working with within your caseload.

About us

There is a strong professional structure to support Occupational Therapists within the Trust. Within this structure there is support given towards personal and professional development through training and support structures.

The Trust offers relocation packages to support moving into the area (subject to conditions).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Within this role you will be utilizing evidence based therapeutic interventions either in individual or group format, alongside caseload management.

Please see attached job description for futher details

Person Specification



  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy


  • Post Graduate learning



  • Experience of working in mental health


  • Working in community mental health



  • Knowledge and use of variety of therapeutic interventions

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