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Band 6 Occupational Therapist - Specialties

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you interested in developing your occupational therapy career in the interesting and varied area of neuropsychiatry? We are looking for an occupational therapist who is compassionate, inclusive and committed, to join our outpatient occupational therapy team for the West Midlands area and work alongside Band 5, 6 and 7 occupational therapists and other members of the multi-disciplinary team. This post will be primarily working with people with chronic fatigue syndrome, but there is the opportunity to work across other pathways within neuropsychiatry.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone with an interest and preferably experience in neurology or mental health settings and particularly fatigue management. As part of this role, you will be responsible for providing occupational therapy assessment and intervention for a defined caseload, both individually and supporting our online and face-to-face group programme. You will be working in a variety of settings , being based in the Barberry National Centre for Mental Health, but having the opportunity to work across the West Midlands in the community or in people's homes.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • HCPC registration
  • Substantial experience as occupational therapist in mental health and/or neurology setting
  • Ability to travel across work sites within West Midlands


  • Some experience of providing group work
  • Some experience of providing fatigue management

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


The Barberry National Centre for Mental Health

Vincent Drive


B15 2SY

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