Come and join us as we embark on an exciting journey of expansion and improvement for mental health services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
We have an opportunity for a motivated and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our community mental health team in the mid of the county.
In collaboration with our system partners will be expanding and improving all corners of mental health services.
Significant investment is being made into our acute care pathway, expansion of our specialist services in-line with the NHS Long Term Plan, and the transformation of our community mental health model of care.
Join us now and be part of this transformation, providing new and innovative care solutions to the people of Cornwall.Main duties of the job
To maintain and further develop the current Occupational Therapy role within the Community Mental Health Team, including 1:1 and group provision.
Provision of Occupational Therapy to a defined caseload of patients within the Community Mental Health Service, using evidence-based practice, Occupational Therapy process and client centred principles.
To contribute to assessment and planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions within the context of a multi-disciplinary team.
To support with generic tasks within the team as required.
To contribute to the development of the Trust Occupational Therapy Service and best practice initiatives.
To support with the development of Occupational Therapy support worker role within the team.About us
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.Person SpecificationEducationEssential
- HCPC registration
- BSc/Diploma in Occupational therapy
- Relevant post-graduate qualification or equivalent specialist experience eg. AMPS, Sensory Integration, DBT
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of working within multidisciplinary services within the community
- Current experience within a mental health setting
- Proven experience of working with patients with complex and challenging needs, including physical and cognitive impairment
- Experience of facilitating groups such as ECS, Compassionate minds
- Experience of developing and reviewing a group work programme
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Truro Health Park
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