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Occupational Therapist Community - Band 5-6 Developmental post

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will supported by the band 6 and band 7 occupational therapists to deliver occupational therapy to service users within the CMHT. They will be supported to achieve the all the band 6 level competencies outlined in the job description and will then be ups graded to a band 6 occupational therapist

With the support of the band 6 occupational therapist the post holder will carry out evidence based occupational and employment assessments and write up reports of a high standard, which highlight how biological sociological and psychological factors interact to create obstacles to the satisfactory participation of an individual service user in valued social roles.

With the support of the band 6 occupational therapist the post holder will make recommendations to and access support from appropriate professionals and agencies, or deliver Occupational Therapy interventions with the aim of gaining or restoring a balance of social roles for the individual.

The post holder will agree a job plan with the band 6 occupational therapist to ensure all the developmental aspects of the job description are integrated into day to day working and when agreed evaluated through evidence the post holder provides

Following achievement and demonstration of competencies required the post holder will be expected to accept a band 6 post in the community team.

Main duties of the job

With the support of the band 6 occupational therapist the post holder will carry out evidence based occupational and employment assessments and write up reports of a high standard, which highlight how biological sociological and psychological factors interact to create obstacles to the satisfactory participation of an individual service user in valued social roles.

With the support of the band 6 occupational therapist the post holder will make recommendations to and access support from appropriate professionals and agencies, or deliver Occupational Therapy interventions with the aim of gaining or restoring a balance of social roles for the individual.

The post holder will agree a job plan with the band 6 occupational therapist to ensure all the developmental aspects of the job description are integrated into day to day working and when agreed evaluated through evidence the post holder provides

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Undertake training and develop evidence based methods of communication to motivate and facilitate positive change

Train in goal setting and outcome measures for this client group

Undertake training experiences to develop skills and knowledge of evidence based interventions for the client group

Supervise students and gain other experience in supervision methods.

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Degree In Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with HPC


Desirable

  • AMPS Training
  • Model of Human Occupation training
  • Care Programme Approach Training
  • Equality Diversity Awareness Training


Experience

Essential

  • Using a variety of Occupational vocational assessments
  • Identifying barriers to goal achievement
  • Planning and carrying out evidence based interventions
  • Supporting clients to achieve their goals


Desirable

  • Providing Occupational Therapy in a mental health setting
  • Personal experience of mental health issues
  • Experience of working in a community setting
  • Experience of supervising support staff


Knowledge

Essential

  • Issues of and relating to mental illness
  • Evidence based Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions relevant to mental health
  • Mental health legislation
  • Reflective practice
  • Knowledge of local cultures, social diversity and an ability to work as an OT within this context


Desirable

  • Standardised Assessments e.g. the assessment of Motor and process skills MOHO
  • The social Model of disability


Skills

Essential

  • To use a variety of Occupational assessments
  • To plan and implement evidence based interventions aimed at achieving user goals
  • To write records and reports


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

various sites in Manchester available

Manchester

M20 2LR



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437-4959578-C

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