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Community Occupational Therapist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum (Pro rata for part time)
Closing date
26 Sep 2023
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 Mansfield area of Nottinghamshire. Our core business hours are 09:00-17:00 but some flexibility can be offered.

The role is to provide senior occupational therapy add to an existing small team amongst a multidisciplinary team in the provision of a service for adults with a mental health diagnosis.

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 conduct specific assessments, formulation and interventions, working collaboratively with patients, their carers/families and partnership organisations to develop creative, goal oriented, time limited occupational therapy plans.

In return, we offer you 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

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

Maintain a case load

Provide evidence based assessment and formulation

Provide expertise to deliver therapeutic interventions to patients with complex needs

Carry out effective discharge planning

Support and consultation for the multidisciplinary team

Provide supervision

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration



  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle



  • Assessment/OT process skills
  • Effective risk management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Patient centred non judgemental


  • Experience of supervising staff



  • Experience of working in mental health


  • Recovery focused practice

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Mansfield Local Mental Health Team

3 Heather Close


NG18 5QL

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